Skip navigation

Helen Truran

Graduate Tutor

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

Helen is a registered Occupational Therapist who joined Northumbria University as a Graduate Tutor in September 2016.

With academic roots in arts and literature, she began her career working in community arts education and special educational needs settings before combining these interests by undertaking professional training as an Occupational Therapist at Leeds Beckett University. After qualifying Helen developed a strong interest in innovative areas of practice and has worked in the third sector in new and developing community projects in young people’s mental health and in a specialist school for children with Austim Spectrum Disorder and learning disabilities. In her role Helen contributes to teaching and learning on the BSc and MSc Occupational Therapy programmes while undertaking a doctoral study in the field of occupational science, public health and social inequalities.

Helen Truran

Campus Address

Coach Lane Campus East



Qualifications

  • Occupational Therapy MSc September 05 2016
  • Occupational Therapist Health & Care Professional Council (HCPC) 2016


+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

+

Order your prospectus

If you would like to know more about our courses, or life in general as a student at Northumbria, then we can help you.

Latest News and Features

More news
More events

Upcoming events

Social Change: How you can make a difference!
Social Change: How you can make a difference!
All about teacher training

Back to top