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11 February 2019

At the end of my first trimester, we had a graduate of the MSc Public health programme speak to us about her project. It was shocking to see that most people in the class including myself fell short of having at least 30 minutes of exercise in a day. Read more…

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9 February 2019

It would be worrying if I said that practice wasn’t my favourite element of nurse training. In order to work effectively in a real hospital ward, undertaking some basic skills in the safety of the university skills lab have proved invaluable. Read more…

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18 December 2018

University has been one of the most challenging, yet rewarding experiences I have ever faced. And at ARU, there are lots of places student can go for support. Read more…

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8 February 2019

Commuting can be hard at the best of times; public transport isn’t always reliable, and travelling to and from uni can take up so much time. For me, my trip into uni is a 160 mile round drive, taking up around 4 hours of my day on a good day! Luckily I only have uni twice a week… Read more…

4 February 2019

The other day at my part-time work, a colleague asked me: “Remind me, what do you study again?”. My response was, “Oh, Public Health”. There was a brief silence followed by another question: “What’s that? Like, what do you do with the degree?”. Read more…

4 February 2019

Placements are a big part of my child nursing course. So far, I would say that my favourite placement has been the Paediatric Accident and Emergency (A&E) department. Read more…

30 January 2019

Working in Education is not an easy job. Every day is different because not all children are the same. Each child is an individual with different levels of needs and abilities and they require support in order for them to learn and progress. In this blog… Read more…

29 January 2019

For many of you January will be one of the most stressful times of your academic year, and we all know why… EXAMS! Never fear, we still have a few weeks until exam season is in full swing. So here are some tips on how to get ready for those long days of studying. Read more…

25 January 2019

Hello January! January is my favourite month of the year. It is a completely new chapter, a white sheet awaiting text, a beginning. But as I'm preparing to run the Cambridge Half Marathon, it's also a challenging, intensive and hard moment, full of dreams, ambitions and promises. Read more…

21 January 2019

At some point in our childhood, we will all read or listen to a story. Each story is different and shares a diverse range of emotions that children can begin to understand and express, whilst letting our imaginations run wild. Here's my pick of five of the best… Read more…

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