Monthly Archives: October 2017

Access to book (Essential Values-Based Practice : Clinical Stories Linking Science with People)

Thanks to feedback from level 5 Mental Health Nursing students, we have now extended our licence to the ebook version of Essential Values-Based Practice : Clinical Stories Linking Science with People, one of the core texts in Mental Health Nursing. This means that students can access this title more easily. Many thanks for your feedback and… Read more »

Access to book (Alexander’s Nursing Practice)

Thanks to feedback from level 5 Adult Nursing students, we have now extended our licence to the ebook version of Alexander’s Nursing Practice, one of the core texts in Adult Nursing. This means that students can access this title more easily. Many thanks for your feedback and for helping us improve our service! José hsslibteam@bournemouth.ac.uk jlopezblanco@bournemouth.ac.uk Faculty… Read more »

Belonging & Cohort Identity

  In response to student feedback from Level 6 students: A request was made for more interaction with fellow students and academics so as to instil an early sense of ‘cohortness’ after their placement experience. In response a “welcome back party” has been held in the SUBU building. This has been very well received. It included a… Read more »

When we return from placement, we’d like to be able to celebrate this more with staff and students. Is there a forum for this?

We think placements are such a valuable experience and agree that returning from this should be showcased and in response to this feedback in October we will hold a celebratory event to recognise the achievements of students coming back from placement, hosted by the Faculty Dean and attended by employers. This event will also provide the… Read more »

We find it stressful when we have lots of assignment deadlines at the same time. Can anything be done about this?

We found in 2016/17 students on some programmes had a number of assignment deadlines that coincided, which can be stressful. At the time we immediately extended the deadlines to address the issue and for future years we have ensured numerous factors are taken into account when planning deadlines to avoid multiple deadlines wherever this is possible. Due… Read more »

We’d like more opportunities for work experience – is this possible?

Placements and work experience are extremely valuable to the student experience as well as to employers and it’s great to hear you’d like more opportunities for work experience. We have facilitated an arrangement with a national charity to enable our students to undertake voluntary work at the Bournemouth Law Courts, which is a great opportunity… Read more »