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An overview of our latest blog posts:

  • End Of Academic Year! - This will be SPOTeurope’s last blog before the summer and we want to wish you all a great break! Congrats to those of you who are graduating and good luck if you’re about to start 2nd, 3rdor 4thyear!  This post will feature an update on the Joint International Project and… Continue reading
  • Occupational Therapy in a Driving Assessment Centre - Hi, I’m Natalie, the SPOTeurope blogger and this week I’ll share with you my first placement experience! I have just finished my first year at Worcester University in the UK, where we have five placements over three years of study. This placement was part time 2.5 days a week for 10 weeks, with lectures and… Continue reading
  • Student news: OT school in Bremen & Hand Therapy Project. - Our school ‘Fachschule für Ergotherapie’ is the only school for Occupational Therapy in Bremen. It was founded in 2015 and is located in the northern part of Bremen. In 2018, it got the WFOT approval and became a member of ENOTHE. We have about sixty students in three classes and four teachers… Continue reading
  • Rehabilitation Centre in Switzerland: An OT perspective! - Introduction… Jelena, 23 years old, studies Occupational Therapy (grade 4) at ZUYD Hogeschool in Heerlen. She and a friend of hers, Lea Gnida, went to Switzerland to do an internship. They were both looking very forward to their trip to Switzerland. They worked as interns in a rehabilitation centre in… Continue reading
  • Guest blog experience: OT internship in Linköping, Sweden - About me My name is Jurn Veenstra, I am a 24-year old Occupational Therapy student. I have started my 4th semester of my education at Zuyd Hogeschool in Heerlen. I had the opportunity to do an internship abroad and learn more about the world of Occupational Therapy (OT). I made… Continue reading
  • UNAEE: National Association of French OT students - The first UNAEE event of 2019 took place in Nevers, France, in March! But first, what’s UNAEE? UNAEE is the National Association of French OT students. Its main goals are to defend French OT student’s rights and interests, to represent them within deciding bodies of the institutions and give them opportunities… Continue reading
  • International Thesis in Bali, Indonesia - My international experience with a thesis in Bali, Indonesia About me My name is Naomi de Graaf, I am a 22 year old Occupational Therapy student at the University of Arnhem and Nijmegen (HAN) in the Netherlands. This year I started my fourth (last) year of education. It consists of… Continue reading
  • an insight into the role of Student Representative -    written by Marlies, SPOTeurope President & ENOTHE Student Representative HI EVERYONE! As some of you may know, last October I became the first student on the ENOTHE board (European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education) to fulfil the role of student representative. This means that YOUR student voice is… Continue reading
  • The FAB Program- Connecting OT students from Finland, Austria & Belgium - Hello, I’m Tom Pauwaert from Belgium and I’m in my final year studying OT and got the opportunity to join the FAB program.  So what is the FAB program? The FAB project is a very unique project because it’s the only joint degree at bachelor level in Europe. It’s a… Continue reading
  • International Mobility Week- Would YOU take part? - This week’s post is all about International Mobility Weeks! What are they? International mobility weeks enable students from different locations to get together and exchange ideas about being an Occupational Therapist in their country. They consist of lectures, workshops and group activities, helping to develop a professional identity and understand alternative… Continue reading

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