This is a guest blog post by current student Rebekah Phillips, studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Hello, my name is Rebekah a (now) final year Physiotherapy student at Bournemouth University. I started University like the majority of students, I moved away from home and settled in Student Accommodation where I quickly learnt to fend for myself… Read more » about Becoming a Physiotherapist during a Pandemic
Hear from Alexander and Sushila, currently studying MSc Physician Associate Studies, about what they love about their course and why they chose this career path. Physician Associate (PA) studies is a fantastic opportunity for graduates to become healthcare professionals, helping to diagnose and treat patients. Bournemouth University offers an intense two-year training course led by… Read more » about Why I chose MSc Physician Associate Studies?
This is a guest blog by current student Emma Blackman, currently studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. COVID-19, what a rollercoaster. Working on the elderly care unit throughout this time has been heart wrenching and emotionally challenging at best. I have witnessed the absolute worst and the absolute best in a matter of months. The team-work I have… Read more » about My frontline experience as a physiotherapy student
This is a guest blog by current student Alice Kay, currently studying BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy. My Occupational Therapy (OT) student journey started in 2017, I came to BU after finishing college, where I had studied Sport & Exercise Science and Health & Social Care. Throughout school I had been excited at the prospect of… Read more » about My journey into Occupational Therapy course at BU
Hello everybody! My name is Katie Pitcher and I am in the first cohort of degree student in Operating Department Practice (ODP) at Bournemouth Uni! What’s an ODP? This is a question I get asked daily! Not a lot of people know what the role of an ODP is, so let me explain. Operating Department Practitioners… Read more » about Story of an Operating Department Practice student
My name is Amy Alexander, I am 20 years of age and I study BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at Bournemouth University. My inspiration for starting my nursing training was due to the amazing nursing teams I worked with at my local hospital in the operating theatres. The operating theatres gave me a massive insight into… Read more » about The way the nation has come together only inspires me to work harder
What’s it all about? Health Research is about so much more than running trials for new drugs. It’s about improving healthcare – and we will cover numerous ways in which this can be done. We’ve designed this dynamic course to take students through the journey of designing and carrying out a piece of research. It… Read more » about MSc Health Research – hear from the course leader
This is a guest blog by current student Kayleigh Lewis, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. I am a ‘mature student’, in my final year of adult nursing. I have many years of experience working in a hospital setting and nursing is all I have ever wanted to do. I knew it would be tough, but I… Read more » about Adult nursing student Kayleigh highlights the positives among the negative press