My experience on the Student Leadership Programme

We spoke to Emma Young, studying BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy as a mature student, about being selected for the Council of Deans of Health’s Student Leadership Programme (150 Leaders) and how it has benefited her studies and career aspirations. Read on to find out more about Emma’s experience of the programme. Please explain a little… Read more » about My experience on the Student Leadership Programme

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Things I learnt studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition

This is a guest blog from BU graduate Olivia who shares her experience of studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition, her advice and what she’s been up to since graduating.  Hi, I’m Olivia, and I graduated from the Nutrition degree at Bournemouth University in 2022. My time at BU taught me several lessons. Bournemouth is windy (really,… Read more » about Things I learnt studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition

My experience of studying a Nutrition degree at BU so far

This is guest blog by BU student Anita, studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. I am Anita and I moved to the UK 20 years ago from Finland, wishing to improve my English and get work experience abroad. I have always been interested in nutrition and health, and after working with the elderly in health and social… Read more » about My experience of studying a Nutrition degree at BU so far

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My placement experience in India

This is a guest blog by Velvet Johnson, who is studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. Hi, I’m Velvet. I just turned 20 this summer and I’m currently in my third year studying a BSc in Nutrition at Bournemouth University. I chose to study here because the modules within the Nutrition Course looked varied and interesting and… Read more » about My placement experience in India

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A mature student’s perspective on Adult Nursing and international placements

Liesa is a final year BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing student. She took the opportunity to visit Tanzania as part of a 4 week international placement and answered a few questions to tell us about her experiences both on placement and studying Adult Nursing at Bournemouth University.  1.  Tell us a bit about yourself and the… Read more » about A mature student’s perspective on Adult Nursing and international placements

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What you might not know about BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

So you think that nursing is the job for you but you don’t really know what it fully involves or how the course is structured or if it’s the right course for you? Let me go through some things that not everyone knows when they start the course and get into nursing. You will first… Read more » about What you might not know about BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

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Why BU’s Yeovil Campus for Nursing was right for me

This is a guest blog by Jamie-Lee Russell, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at BU’s Yeovil Nursing Campus. My name is Jamie-Lee Russell, I am 26 years old and study Adult Nursing as a full-time student at the Yeovil Campus in Somerset. University was something that was never on the cards for me leaving school…. Read more » about Why BU’s Yeovil Campus for Nursing was right for me

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A mature student’s account on studying nursing at our Yeovil Campus

This is a guest blog by Sherrie Hale, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing BU student studying at our Yeovil Campus. Hi, my name is Sherrie Hale I am a 28, second-year Nursing student, and I am also a wife and mother to a 3-year-old and 4-year-old. I am studying adult nursing at BU’s Yeovil campus. Choosing… Read more » about A mature student’s account on studying nursing at our Yeovil Campus

Eliza’s experience as an Operating Department Practice student – so far

Eliza Shreesh is a second year BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (ODP) student, in this guest blog Eliza shares her experience of her professional development so far. When I think back to my childhood, I always aspired to pursue an education and carer in healthcare. When I was younger, I was admitted to hospital with… Read more » about Eliza’s experience as an Operating Department Practice student – so far