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Bournemouth named 'Best seaside town in UK'

Bournemouth named 'Best seaside town in UK'

Friday, December 01, 2017

The prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTAs) have named Bournemouth as the winner of the ‘Best seaside town in the UK’, the third time Bournemouth has successfully beaten off competition from Brighton and Bude to win the top spot.…

Record number of students celebrate degree success at AECC University College’s graduation ceremony

Record number of students celebrate degree success at AECC University College’s graduation ceremony

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The next generation of health professionals celebrated their achievements on Friday 24 November, as they graduated from AECC University College, Bournemouth’s latest addition to the local Higher Education landscape. The University College awarded 242 qualifications in total at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including students who completed the Institution’s flagship Master of Chiropractic degree.…

AECC University College alumni elected President of the British Chiropractic Association

AECC University College alumni elected President of the British Chiropractic Association

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Catherine Quinn, a 2012 AECC University College graduate, has this weekend been elected as President of the British Chiropractic Association. Catherine is the youngest President of the Association and the third female, with the first being in wartime 1945 and the second in 1970.…

Alumni Reunion 2017

Alumni Reunion 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

AECC Alumni from all over the globe assembled in Bournemouth for the annual Alumni Reunion, which took place both on campus and at the stylish Hilton Hotel on Saturday 21 October.…

AECC University College tickled pink after raising money for Breast Cancer Now

AECC University College tickled pink after raising money for Breast Cancer Now

Friday, October 20, 2017

The University College held a wear it pink event on Friday 20 October, where students and staff ditched their everyday colours and donated money to dress in pink items of clothing for the day. A cake sale was also held on Parkwood Campus to add to the total raised by the University College towards Breast Cancer Now’s life-saving research.…

UK Chiropractic Research Council Funded Collaboration Leads to New Advance in the Assessment of Spinal Stresses

UK Chiropractic Research Council Funded Collaboration Leads to New Advance in the Assessment of Spinal Stresses

Thursday, October 12, 2017

For the first time it has been possible to estimate the stresses between the linkages of the human spine in living people using AECC University College’s new open, upright MRI scanner and its Quantitative Fluoroscopy technology, thanks to a collaboration between the Centre for Biomechanics Research and Exeter University's School of Physics, funded by the UK Chiropractic Research Council.…

Application Advice - Preparing Your Personal Statement

Application Advice - Preparing Your Personal Statement

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

While the UCAS University application deadline is still a while away, January 15 will soon be around the corner. Getting started now on your personal statement means you’ll be well prepared and won’t have the sudden stress after Christmas! Read our article full of handy tips and tricks to get you on your way to writing that fantastic and successful personal statement.…

World Mental Health Day 2017 - Positive Mental Health Tips

World Mental Health Day 2017 - Positive Mental Health Tips

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Our Student Services team have come up with some fantastic ways you can make a positive impact on your mental health this World Mental Health Day, with a few tips and tricks that include areas such as sleep, nutrition, environment and making sure you have some quality time to yourself.…

Back Care Awareness Week 2017

Back Care Awareness Week 2017

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Did you know that back pain is one of the top common causes of absence from work throughout the country? The cost to the UK economy is a staggering £15 billion every year as over four million working days are lost as the result*. Of course, these figures relate to working adults who suffer with back pain. Many of these back pain issues begin in children, and although not always apparent or even symptomatic, it is the culmination of years of poor spinal function that ultimately contribute to the onset of postural and spinal conditions which may present as back pain in adult life.…