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The International Day of University Sport (IDUS) will be celebrated annually on 20 September. IDUS among others,  aims at confirming the importance of sport in universities and the role of universities in the community as responsible actors for consolidating and developing quality physical and sport education at the service of citizens.

We are also happy that the 3 days later on the 23th of September European Week of Sport will be kicked off in Tartu with a range of activities including cycling festival for children, events on healthy lifestyles and many other activities.

Tartu Health Care College students, academic and non-academic personell will take part of numerous events related to IDUS and European Week of Sport as we kick-off the celebration of IDUS with our own friendly sport competition at Tamme stadion, where we also celebrate World Physical Therapy Day, which was on the 8th of September.

BIOnord meeting

(07. September 2017)

BIOnord Network platform for Biomedical Laboratory Science Education meeting was held in Tartu on 31th of August and 1th of September. Covered topics included the current work of BIOnord and future development projects. In addition, there were discussions about how to disseminate more widely the results of students final theses.

Also participants visited Tartu University Clinic Combined Laboratory and Pathology Service. At the end of the meeting it was agreed upon that in 2017/2018 academic year BIOnord will put more focus on student and staff mobility, and Tartu Health Care College will look for more external lecturers that will teach our biomedical science students.

SAFHY will present its results

(07. September 2017)

The project SAFHY (Safety and Hygiene - Safer Environment) is coming to an end. The project aimed at developing labour skills of cleaning service and health care services in Estonia and Finland by aligning curricula and training material both for vocational education as well as the labour market. There will be texts, videos, photos, professional vocabulary and learning tests available for teachers and students.

SAFHY will present its learning materials in two free seminars that take place in Tartu and in Helsinki. Click here to registrate! 

  • 18.9.2017 SAFHY seminar in hotel Radisson Blu Plaza in Helsinki, Finland
  • 14.9.2017 SAFHY seminar in hotel Dorpat in Tartu, Estonia

Tartu Health Care College in collaboration with Klaipeda University are going to open a Joint Baltic Master's Programme in Radiography (full-time study, 120 ECTS credits, a 2-year standard period of study, the language of instruction is English). The graduates are awarded a  Master's Degree in Radiography (specialisation field identified) and every year different specialisation options will be available as follows: radiotherapy, magnetic resonance imaging, conventional radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography,  interventional radiography and angiography,  nuclear medicine.

The programme is unique in the Baltics, creating conditions for the graduates of basic radiography education and training to obtain profound knowledge, advanced skills and professional conduct in the specialist area as well as the competence of supervised research in order to be employed at different levels of the health care system as well as in education and research institutions. The graduates may continue their studies in the third cycle of higher education (PhD) in medical imaging or (radio)therapy or in an affiliated field.

Health in our hands

(03. February 2017)

International student conference in health sciences „Health in our Hands" will be held on 23 November 2017 at Tartu Health Care College (Nooruse 5, Tartu, Estonia).

The aim of the conference is to promote interactions among undergraduate and graduate (2015, 2016) healthcare students and lecturers from different fields (healthcare, medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy, nursing, midwifery, biomedical science etc), countries, and exchange of research knowledge and experiences. There is no registration/participation fee for participants!

THCC is organizing Nordic Forum for Nurse Educators in 14 - 15 November 2017. Main topic of the forum is: is nursing education up to the date? The forum presentations will focus on nurses' and nursing educators' competences, innovative teaching and learning methods, clinical learning environment and post-graduate education of nurses. All teachers, lecturers, tutors, nurses, other health professionals and students in health care field are very welcome to participate!

Seven-member electoral board chose Ulla Preeden (on the picture) to be Tartu Health Care College`s (THCC) new rector. Rector's term of office will start on 1 July and is going to last for five years. Current rectror, Anneli Kannus decided not to stand for new term.

Updated: 07.08.2017