18 December 2014
I am a January starter so I didn’t really take part in Freshers’ Week this September; for me it would be like opening a year twice. But I did visit pretty much all the events which could help to improve my academic success and employability. And I went to the gym. I am a ‘power geek’.
For me 'start of term' means something like: securing an affordable roof nearby, updating the CV with my summer internship experience and getting the key reading from the library before anyone else does :-P
I was also happy that the module guides and learning materials were available before the teaching period; I was able to see that this will be a much busier semester than I estimated. Well, this meant that I had to turn down a really good part-time job offer in my field – tears all over, but I did not want compromise in studying. There is saying in Hungary: ‘You can’t ride two horses with one bum’. ARU deserves my full attention.
15 August 2017
Looking back upon the last ten months, it is truly astonishing how far my cohort has come. I feel it is a testament to the fantastic lectures and tutors at ARU just how much we've learnt and developed since we began the course. Read more…
9 August 2017
Following my first five weeks on placement I was yet to attend a cardiac arrest. On my second placement however, a well-loved Canadian voice on the radio buzzed away: 'General broadcast... all mobile on talkgroup, request for assistance, confirmed cardiac arrest'. Read more…