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Subject days

Subject days

Subject days (also known as applicant days), are course-specific days which offer you the opportunity to discover your chosen course in much more detail.

You may have already visited us at one of our undergraduate open days, but the questions you have now will be very different to the ones you had before making your application and initial choices.

Visiting us is the best way to get an impression of what it feels like to be part of our student community and you will also be able to meet other applicants who are hoping to study here at Wrexham Glynd┼Ár University.

Some of the days are designed for enquirers, while others are for applicants and for those who have already been offered a place on a course with us.

Upcoming subject/applicant days

Wed Fortnightly
Education Virtual Drop-In Sessions
Wednesdays, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Why not come to one of our informal drop-in information sessions?

Staff from the Education Department will be available online between 4.00pm and 6.00pm to discuss our Education programmes on the following dates:

  • 14 April 2021
  • 28 April 2021
  • 12 May 2021
  • 26 May 2021
  • 9 June 2021
  • 23 June 2021
  • 7 July 2021
  • 23 July 2021
  • 4 August 2021
  • 18 August 2021
  • 1 September 2021
  • 15 September 2021

They will be able to answer questions about the structure of our full and part time courses, entry requirements and any other queries you may have. 

Please book here to receive the link to your chosen session.

OT Monthly
Occupational Therapy Virtual Drop In Session
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Are you interested in studying Occupational Therapy? Come and join us at a virtual drop in session. There will be a short presentation providing information regarding the structure of the full and part-time routes, entry requirements etc.

Both tutors and students will be available to answer any questions you may have from 7:30pm - 9:00pm on the following dates. 

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Thursday 11 February 2021

Thursday 11 March 2021

Monday 12 April 2021

Wednesday 12 May 2021

Wednesday 09 June 2021

(The event is suitable for anyone thinking about studying Occupational Therapy from year 12 onwards).

Please register here to receive the link to your chosen virtual session.

Wed Sat Monthly
Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Rehabilitation Virtual Drop In Sessions

Are you thinking about studying Physiotherapy or Sports Injury Rehabilitation? Why not drop in to one of our informal sessions and chat to the academics. Following a brief introduction about the structure and content of the programmes, they will be happy to help with any queries you may have. 


Our academics will be online to greet you on the following dates and times: 

Wednesday 27th January 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday 27th February 11:00am - 12:00noon


Please book here to receive the link to your chosen session.

25 Mar
Public Health Masterclass
25 March 2021

Covid-19 has thrown a spotlight on public health in the UK and globally, and shown that the mission of Public Health workers to protect, improve and promote the health, mental health and wellbeing of the nation has never been more crucial.

But have you ever wondered what exactly public health is and what it involves? Have you ever thought about what the future of public health might be post Covid-19, or had ideas for creating a better and stronger public health system for all?

This open and engaging masterclass will explore the answers to these questions, and much more besides. Why not join us for the session and learn more about public health and wellbeing from experts in the field?

Please register here to receive the link to this event. 

24 Mar
Getting To The Heart Of The Matter: Is Cardiac Rehab Effective?
24 March 2021 4pm - 5pm

Delivered By Chelsea Moore. Cardiac rehab has always been important for those who are suffering with heart disease but are those that take part in cardiac rehab doing enough exercise? Join us as Chelsea discusses exercise-based rehabilitation for cardiac patients. This webinar outlines the current exercise prescription and if it is effective in rehabilitating patients and how exercise fidelity has never been more important for determining if cardiac rehabilitation works. To book your place click here.

28 Apr
Growth and Maturation Considerations in Football Player Development
28 April 2021 4pm - 5pm

Delivered by Sara HiltonThis webinar will explore the theoretical and practical considerations of growth and maturation within player development. The journey from being a child to an adult is filled with a huge amount of physiological, psychological, neurological and emotional changes. It will highlight and address some of those changes and their implication to the football environment and provide some considerations that coaches and practitioners can adopt within their own coaching environments. Book your place here.

26 May
Martial Science: Performance enhancement in Ju Jitsu
26 May 2021 4pm-5pm

Delivered by Jon Hughes. Ju Jitsu requires vigorous and high impact training that increases with intensity as practitioners progress through the grades (Kyu/Dan).
Establishing the appropriate level of training at each level, can be challenging for coaches and instructors. This webinar discusses how sport science can inform and support training to enhance fitness and combat performance for these high impact martial arts athletes. Book your place here

30 June
The use of Communication models in Football
30 June 2021 4pm-5pm

Delivered by Chris Hughes. Communication is an important aspect in a Football environment. It encompasses both verbal and non-verbal communication methods between participants within Football. The webinar will discuss how different communication methods can be integrated into the football environment.

Join us as Chris discusses the different models of Communication and how it can affect our current coaching practices. Book your place here.

28 July
The Use Of GPS in Sport: Benefits, Limitations & Potential
28 July 2021 4pm-5pm

Delivered by Richard Lewis. The use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) has become standard in team sports. This wearable technology has allowed sport scientists to understand and detect fatigue in athletes, reducing the risk of injury and improving training efficiency.

Join us as Richard discusses the role of GPS in elite sport, it’s limitations and possible future use. Book your place here.

29 Sept
Concussion in Sport and The Role of the Graduate Sport Rehabilitator
29 September 2021 4pm-5pm

Delivered by Daniel Morris. The recognition and management of traumatic head injuries in sport has become a point of discussion in recent years. This in relation to within career and post career complications.

Join us with Daniel on the latest consensus on sport related concussion. Daniel will also discuss the role of the Graduate Sports Rehabilitator with some key updates on the profession. Book your place here.

20 Oct
Nutritional Recovery After Acute Illness
20 October 2021 4pm-5pm

Delivered by Vicky Davies. Nutrition plays an important role in recovery following sudden-onset illnesses, such as viral or bacterial infections. Rebuilding strength, stamina and appetite are common rehabilitation goals for those recovering from a range of acute illnesses, regardless of specific diagnosis.

Join us as Vicky discusses the different nutritional strategies that can be adopted to support the rehabilitation and recovery journey. Book your place here

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