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Join students from across our University for a behind-the-scenes look at life at Anglia Ruskin. Find out what they do on a daily basis, what they’re inspired by in class, the challenges they face and what they get up to outside of teaching hours.

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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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22 May 2017

The first tranche of placement – for me at least – passed in a whirlwind of baby delivery, a hit-and-run with HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) on scene, a veritable plethora of DIBs (Difficulty in Breathing)… Read more…

14 March 2017

When doing an early years degree at university, I would say the best thing you can do is try to surround yourself with lots of opportunities to explore the field even more. I would imagine this would be good practice for any course you do. Which is why, when I found out about ChildcareExpo… Read more…

30 November 2016

I have been a mum for over 23 years now, and have loved every minute of it. I have four children and I was there for them from the day they were born. But as they got older and more independent, I started to think about what I would do in the future in terms of employment… Read more…

24 August 2015

Coming onto the Adult Nursing course, one of the biggest questions on my mind at the time was ‘How am I going to manage a full-time course with placement when I have a child?&rsquo… Read more…

17 December 2014

When I first saw that the university was looking for student bloggers, I thought to myself, yeah I could do that! I have loads to say. So much so, that I could write a new blog on a daily basis. So I entered a sample blog for consideration… Read more…

10 December 2014

Hello and welcome to the first instalment of my as-yet-unnamed student blog which in time, I’m sure, will be receiving more ‘OMGs’ than a horse on a unicycle… Read more…

10 December 2014

Or ‘Grumpy old man hopes that bright young things will change his outlook’, which is what I was going to call this piece but then I realised a good title needs more tabloid credentials, something short and not very sweet (‘Freddie Starr ate my hamster’, anyone?)… Read more…

1 December 2014

There really is no way of me saying this without offending some part of our university community but here goes – I didn’t like Freshers’. That might sound a tad grumpy so early on in the semester but here’s why... Read more…

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