Physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation Association (SUPRA)
Hello Physios and Sports Rehab Students!
Welcome to the Student's Union Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Association website.
Here you will find loads of information about whats going on within the division, upcoming events, sports to get involved in and news we have to offer you.
Who are we?
The Student Union Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Association (SUPRA) is a branch of the Nottingham University Students Union run by physiotherapy students currently on the course. Due to our location, SUPRA are your link to the main SU.
Meghan Howitt is your President for the accademic year commencing in 2017/18 with Kayleigh Robinson supporting as Vice President so keep a look out for these two indivduals who are happy to always help.
The committee is made up of 15 members all of which are listed on here. You will no doubt become familiar of these people throughout the year and they are all here to help you throughout the year.
Why should you care?
SUPRA is YOUR link directly to the Student's Union. As elected committee members, we promise to work to address the issues that affect you, update you on important changes brought about by the University and make your time at University as fun as possible!
If you feel passionately about something, want more information on an issue or have an idea about a fun and exciting social - let us know as we can make it happen!
What have we got planned?
Accademic Support- Guy is your mentor rep and he is there to help you through your accademic studies through 1st, 2nd and 3rd year. There are a number of learning set mentors too who will be assisting your learning through 1st year so if you have any concerns or would like more information, please speak to Guy.
Socials- Freshers socials, Boat cruise, Physio Ball, Yorkshire Three Peak Challenge and more! Karuna and Debbie are the ones with all the fun ideas, speak to them and get to know them as they'll soon be bombarding you with fun and exciting activities for everyone to participate in.
Fundraising- Sponsored runs, cake sales, red nose day and much much more! Speak to Anya for more details and ideas.
Courses- We organise a number of volunteering opportunities! In the past we've done taping and strapping courses, makaton, sport first. We've got plenty planned for this year so keep upto date on this page and the facebook group for regular details!
Welfare- We offer a great deal of support through your accademic years here at Nottingham. Rebecca and Abi are the ladies working to improve academic and emotional support. They will also provide information regarding general health and welfare issues. In the past we have offered support through sexual advice, help during settling into university, financial issues and we are able to offer options to all problems. We are also here to highlihgt global issues such as poverty, hunger and health care and how we as physiotherapy students can get involved and help resp;ve some issues. If you have any worries, thoughts of concern or would like to get involves yourself by raising issues, please speak to the girls for further information.
Sports- There are a wide variety of sports to get involved in including; netball, Basketball and football. Medics Rugby is also available and which our sports secs. All levels of experience and ability are welcome on the teams! This year we plan to organise a Physio Sports Festival with other physiotherapy Universities where these sports are played! Speak to your Sports Secs for more info or if you've got any ideas or would like to start a team up yourself, get involves and chat to these guys..
How do you get involved?
1) You are automatically a member of SUPRA just from registering on the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation courses; it couldn't be easier!
2) Join the committee: elections are run at the end of each year for each of the different positions. You will be notified when elections are due to be open and all students are eligible to run!
3) Join our Facebook page
4) Check out the notice board: located outside the computer room in CSB, the notice board is regularly updated with information from the SU, socials and more.
4) Speak to us! Any ideas or comments, get in touch! The current committee members are listed to the right of this page, please feel free to speak to or email them directly.
Current/ Upcoming events:
YORKSHIRE 3 PEAKS CHALLENGE