Newcastle University Ageing Generations Education (NUAGE), Newcastle University shortlisted for award
NUAGE has been shortlisted for a national higher education academy award on the basis of the collaborative approach they have taken in setting up and running the NUAGE module.
If successful in January, they will receive a sum of money to be able to continue to support student and public input into the NUAGE module, which will be starting its 4th annual run in January 2017.
Gaining awareness of the needs of an expanding ageing population is important for university students from all academic backgrounds. Student interns and older people collaborate with faculty members to design, deliver and evaluate this module, which has now run annually since 2013.
ԃollaboration with module leaders allowed me to gain first-hand experience into the intricate and intense planning involved in organizing meaningful sessions.Ԡ(NUAGE student intern).