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 »

My eye-opening nursing elective in Zambia

This is a guest blog by Jasmine Wright, 3rd-year BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing student at BU. She recently travelled to Lusaka in Zambia on a two-week clinical elective to see the differences between healthcare in the UK and in the developing world. This was one of the best experiences of my life. When I started… Read more »

What you can do to prepare for a nursing degree…

Preparing yourself for a nursing degree is both exciting and nerve-wracking! It has been three years since I started applying and I still remember how it made me feel. In recent years nursing has become more and more competitive to get into, and it’s important to have an idea of things you can do to… Read more »

Exploring the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Unlike a majority of the other courses at Bournemouth University, The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) are based across the Lansdowne campus. The faculty is split into three departments; The Department of Nursing and Clinical Sciences, The Department of Human Sciences and Public Health and The Department of Social Sciences and Social Work…. Read more »