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16 August 2017

Hi, my name is James Johnstone and I’m the Head of Department for Sport and Exercise Sciences. There’s so much to get involved with over Welcome Week that it can seem overwhelming, but let me walk you through what’s on offer and the events you really must attend. Read more…

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17 August 2017

For students about to start uni, it can seem overwhelming. It’s a whole new world of independence to explore and most of us don’t know what to expect. But here are five things you should know before starting at ARU, to help you feel more at ease. Read more…

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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…

11 August 2017

For my final night shift on placement with London Ambulance Service, I was with the Joint Response Unit (JRU). It's a branch off special operations where a paramedic will only respond to police-generated calls and requests, as well as uncovered, emergency 'Red 1' call-outs. Read more…

11 August 2017

The final stretch of placement has arrived! Two day shifts and two night shifts were all that stood between me and the end-of-year assessments. 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…

8 August 2017

Camden ambulance station, Friday: three crews were at base all enjoying a rare occurrence - being sent back for break! Read more…

7 August 2017

As Course Administrator for Education for the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, the most enjoyable part of my role is the interaction with other staff and students. Read more…

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