New students

We are delighted you have chosen to study with the Trust either at the Tavistock Centre in London or at one of our national centres.

These web pages for New Students will help you prepare for the start of your studies, provide you with essential information about studying at the Trust and about Welcome Week 2019 which takes place between Monday 23 September and Friday 27 September. 

Please note: that this guide should be read in conjunction with your course handbook, Moodle pages and the ‘current and new students’ section of the website.

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Foreword from our Dean

Brian-Rock-DET-DeanI am delighted that you are joining us in helping people to transform their lives for the better.

Thank you for choosing to embark on a journey of discovery at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. I hope it will challenge and inspire you and enrich your understanding and practice.

At the Trust you will be studying in an innovative and world-leading institution for mental health, social care, education and psychological therapies (to name a few), with tutors and other colleagues who are dedicated to this field and have a wealth of knowledge and experience at your disposal.

We can only continue our world-leading reputation with your help, through your research and practice and I am excited to continue our mission with you.

Brian Rock, Director of Education and Training, and Dean of Postgraduate Studies

A word from our Chief Executive

Paul JenkinsI’d like to extend a warm welcome to you all.

I hope you find your first week with us helpful and informative; I encourage you to make the most of the opportunity to meet fellow students.

We are committed to making a measurable difference to the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. By training with us, you are supporting this mission.

Our students are a vital part of our work and you are joining a growing cohort of professionals who share a common purpose.

Our training is provided by highly skilled tutors who draw on their own clinical experience to help you to develop the skills you need. Wherever you are in your career, I hope you use your time with us to learn and train but also as a space to think and reflect.

We’re privileged to have you join us on your training journey and I am sure you will be able to apply the training, learning and skills to help you wherever you are in your career. I truly hope you enjoy being part of an excellent learning environment.

Paul Jenkins OBE, Chief Executive

Pages in this section

Welcome Week 2019 | information and calendar of social events

Welcome Week 2019 is from Monday 23 September to Friday 27 September 2019The Trust’s Welcome Week is about preparing for the start of your studies...

Induction information

The majority of our courses hold an induction in Welcome Week to help welcome and familiarise students before the start of teaching. Below you will...

Pre-enrolment and enrolment - September 2019

Before you start your course with us you will be asked to complete pre-enrolment online, via your MyTAP portal. It is essential you pre-enrol as...

Governance for clinical trainees

If you are going to see a patient of the Trust as part of your training you are required to complete a governance passport. This section will...

Current student support

In order to help you get the most out of your education and training during your time here at the Tavistock and Portman, we offer a range of...

National Centre students

Our courses have been designed to be inclusive for all, regardless of where you live. As well as offering some online courses, we also deliver...

Information for new international students

Here at The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust we have a long and valued tradition of offering training to mental health professionals from...

Student life

Student GroupsLGBTQ+ student and trainee groupOur LGBTQ+ society exists to provide a safe environment for our LGBTQ+ students and their friends to...

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