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 »

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More than just a Midwifery degree

The students who study at BU are different. Their ambitions, expectations, interests, are all unique to them. And so are their experiences! Jessica tells us about her degree of difference in this guest blog.  Jessica Correia studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery. There is no feeling quite like the drive home post a 12-hour night shift as… 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 »