Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Society at UWE Bristol!



National Societies Awards: Highly Commended in the category of Best Academic and Careers Society 2016-17

UWE Students' Union Society Awards: Winner of Academic Society of the Year 2015-16 and 2016-17

UWE Students' Union Society Awards: Winner of Event of the Year 2016-17


In April 2014 some dedicated 3rd-year students launched the UWE Occupational Therapy Society. Since then we've gone from strength to strength, putting on loads of great events and resulting in us winning multiple awards.

By joining the Occupational Therapy Society you'll get the chance to socialise across all 3 cohorts and attend a variety of events and talks to enhance your occupational therapy studies.  Join us, get involved, and have fun!




                                            Upcoming events


Southmead Hospital Abseil October 2019


Occupational Therapy week 10th - 8th November


Occupational Therapy Show Wednesday 27th November


Guest speakers booked for January - watch this space for dates




                             Some of our previous events







Bristol 10k May 2019: Money raised for GOSH       Film Night Fund Raiser For Movember      Welcome Fayre


The Occupational Therapy Society committee with Dr Jennifer Creek who kindly gave the society a talk on occupational therapy at the cutting edge of health care in January 2017.


Membership Benefits

Member exclusive events ( The OT show )

Discounted entry to paid events (but you can attend lots of our events for free)

Priority notice and access to tickets for events

Loads of CPD opportunities.












Our aims: 

*     To enhance the learning experience of occupational therapy students at UWE, by 

          - arranging guest speakers, workshops, and events

          - developing links with potential employers

          - creating a stronger link with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists

          - accessing funding to attend conferences, shows, and exhibitions

*     To advise on volunteering opportunities for our student members.

*     To link with prospective Occupational Therapy students through local colleges/schools

*     To fundraise for all of the above – and anything else we decide to do!


The committee members for 2019-20 are:


   President: Joe Noddings-Marsh

   Co-President: Tina Gosden Couzens

    Treasurer:  Nicola Nelson

     Committee Member: Hamish Godbold

    Committee Member: Bethan Bell

     Committe Member: Sophie


Comnitee Member: Victoria Butcher

Committe Member: Harriet Porter




Please contact us if you have any questions or ideas - it's your society!