My journey into mental health nursing

This is a guest blog by Sophie Robertson, current PGDip Mental Health Nursing student who recently had her dissertation from her Psychology degree at BU published in the Journal of Eating Disorders. My student journey started by enrolling onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology degree course at Bournemouth University. I always loved the idea of helping… Read more »

Studying Nursing at BU as a mature student

This is a guest blog by John, our current BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing student. Why nursing? Having spent 4 years as a support worker in a mental health unit in Southampton, I decided it was time to progress my career. Originally I was worried about my application, especially because I didn’t have grades in… Read more »

Image of Francesca and friend outside a hospital

Mental Health Nursing and my placement abroad

Starting a university course and moving to a new town is a daunting experience – but one that is so exciting too. I am currently a third year Mental Health Nursing student at BU. I applied when I was in sixth form for deferred entry for the following year as I knew I wanted to… Read more »