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10 January 2018

To become a proficient in science (as in any field), you need experience in experimentation – but getting it as an undergraduate can be incredibly difficult. How do you do it? Here are my six top tips that got me summer research experience. Read more…

18 December 2017

The bags under my eyes may be getting darker than the winter night sky but I can finally say that I’ve reached the halfway point in placement! Read more…

29 November 2017

Child Nursing student Jade Skerritt reflects on her placement in Nepal, where she developed her skills by working on paediatric and maternity wards in rural and built-up areas of the Himalaya. Read more…

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…

3 August 2017

Life on placement with the London Ambulance Service is certainly never quiet. On a recent night shift in Camden, I attended 11 patients as part of a Fast Response Unit. Read more…

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