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I've been so privileged to work alongside such passionate mentors in practice and such amazing role models at university, and it's with the help of these amazing teachers that I've come so far
- Sophie, BSc (Hons) Midwifery  
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8 May 2018

Choosing a university to go to can be quite an ordeal for some people; I know it was for me. Completing my A levels I was quite a shy, reserved person, and honestly, I wasn’t even sure at this point if university was for me. I was so unsure of myself - never mind what university to go to! Read more…

1 May 2018

I was a nervous wreck turning up to Islington Ambulance Station at the beginning of my placement. I was introduced to my mentor and crew mate (I had absolutely no reason to be scared as they are lovely) and given a quick tour of the station and ambulances. Read more…

20 April 2018

As the days begin to get longer and the weather starts to warm up, we all know what is coming... SUMMER! But if you want or need a job, how do you go about getting work? Read more…

16 April 2018

Choosing to commute and live at home were the largest factors in why I decided to transfer universities after one year. I felt great being in an environment that I some-what knew. And while I didn't know a lot about ARU, I was relieved to find a university relatively close to home. Read more…

16 April 2018

I am a paramedic student and have been volunteering for the Cub Scout Association, gaining skills in leadership, teamworking and problem solving at my local Cub 'Pack'. Read more…

10 April 2018

When applying to university, the campus is just as important as the university itself. For a course such as Paramedic Science, the environment you are in can make or break the whole experience, so it is important to focus on what’s important for you. Read more…

9 April 2018

We’re a couple of weeks into the new semester and theres still time to change the course of your path onto better ways and habits. Read more…

9 April 2018

I’ll be honest, finding a placement was not easy! I did around 40 applications, had 5 assessment centres and countless video/telephone interviews, not forgetting the online tests. But it was 100% worth it. Read more…

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