Sometimes I get asked what it’s like being a student nurse and that’s not a quick answer! It has ups and downs. Some days are long and hard and others are filled with laughter and love. Being a mature student nurse has its extra difficulties added in especially having a house and child to pay… Read more »
I am a first year adult nurse student at BU but I also came here for my first degree in Business Studies back in 2007. Both experiences have been amazing and I can’t fault the lecturers support. This time I have gone through ALS as well as lots of other services a s I can’t fault them. I want to give back and help students have the full experience and know that actually there is so much support as well as amazing facilities at both campuses.
I don’t know about everyone else but I have to say one of my biggest worries about going back to university was the money side of things. The endless questions would whirl around in my head. Will I have enough to pay the bills, for food, childcare, and the endless list of other things you… Read more »
When I first got my letter through to say I had got to the interview stage I was beyond excited and then I realised that I had to actually have an interview and that I still may not get in. The colour drained from my face. So then it was preparation time. I think Google… Read more »
Speaking as someone who has fibromyalgia, personality disorder and chronic fatigue to name a few disabilities I have, I have always felt that I wouldn’t be able to complete my nursing degree as they would hold me back but BU have so much support, help and advice that I’ve flown through my first year and… Read more »
I am a mature student, a mum, and a wife who also works part-time. So my time is very precious and if I don’t organise myself. So, I have just a few things that I use to try and keep on top of everything. Some of these are extremely basic but they only help if… Read more »
Being a mature student who lives with my own family including a 4-year-old, I have to make sure that my money is organised and that every last penny is budgeted for. On the nursing course, you automatically get an additional NHS bursary to help you whilst on the course and this is, as the student… Read more »