11th October 2004
Care student from the
Catherine Hoyes (34) from Elloughton,
initial 80-day placement organised by the National Children’s Homes organisation
placement, Catherine enjoyed three weeks’ leave before starting another temporary
placement as a case worker with the
aspect was very rewarding, particularly since
“NCH were very supportive of me by not only allowing me to work abroad, but also by paying me a salary whilst I was over there to help fund the experience.
“During my spare time my family came to visit me, and we went hiking and swam with dolphins.”
In her spare time, Catherine also competed in the New Zealand National Canoe Polo Championships, in which her team achieved a bronze medal.
university is extremely proud of Catherine’s achievements, as are
“She has worked very hard to complete the foreign placement towards her Social Care diploma and has been an excellent ambassador for the university.”
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