I chose BU for several reasons

This is a guest blog by one of our Student Ambassadors, Tabby Bogdanova, who is in her final year of her BSc (Hons) Midwifery degree.  I chose to study at Bournemouth University for several reasons. As a mature student, relocation would have been disruptive for my family so it made sense to stay at home… Read more »

Building trust and bond as a midwife

Hi everyone, my name is Emma Hamilton, I’m currently studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery at BU. Training to be a midwife is a tough but rewarding journey, whereby we as students encounter physical, mental and emotional challenges on a regular basis. Part of our studies include reflecting on our experiences, whether happy or sad and sharing these… Read more »

My placement as a Midwifery student

This is a guest blog by Verity James, our current BSc (Hons) Midwifery student. One of the fantastic things about studying Midwifery at Bournemouth University is that, within just a few weeks of starting the course, you are out in the real world, learning skills and developing your knowledge through placement. The first seven weeks… Read more »

Becoming a mature student midwife

Becoming a midwife has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, but from leaving school my personal and professional life had taken me down a different path. That was until 2015 and the birth of my third child when my midwife told me she had started her training following the… Read more »

A day in the life of a Student Midwife!

Becoming a student midwife at BU has been one of the best things I ‘bit the bullet’ and did. Being classed as a mature student (albeit only 25 years old!) made me a bit apprehensive about applying for the course but with some encouragement from friends and family I tackled the UCAS application, braved the interview… Read more »