Caring for the Future

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Caring for the Future

May 7 - May 11

Medical Students, the Welsh Language and Working in Wales

A free residential course at Nant Gwrtheyrn for first year MBBCh Graduate Entry Medicine students.

The course will cater for fluent Welsh speakers, non-fluent Welsh speakers and those yet to learn any Welsh. 

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about and experience at first-hand the professional and personal benefits and challenges of working and living in a remote and rural Welsh-language community.
  • Attend basic-level Welsh-language classes and field trips to local hospitals, care homes and pharmacies
  • Take part in workshops and conduct discussions with medical practitioners currently working in Welsh-language contexts in both urban and rural settings.
  • Build confidence in their ability to use the Welsh language in the workplace by learning and practising vocabulary and terminology which is relevant to their courses, career path and a variety of language contexts outside of Wales.
  • Recognise and become familiar with useful Welsh language resources, such as the ‘Gofalu trwy’r Gymraeg’ (‘Caring through Welsh’) app.
  • Enjoy free bed, board and entertainment in a spectacular setting whilst recharging the batteries and developing skills and knowledge as a medical practitioner.

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May 7
May 11
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Nant Gwrtheyrn
Pwllheli, Gwynedd LL53 6NL United Kingdom