Student Nursing Times Awards 2020 – meet our midwifery nominees!

Congratulations to our staff and students in the School of Health Sciences who have been shortlisted in this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards! We caught up with our nominees Beatrice and Hannah (both are final year students on our BSc Midwifery programme) to find out more about how they feel to be shortlisted. They are …

Student profile – Gemma’s experience of studying midwifery

In today’s blog post, we caught up with Gemma to find out more about life as a student midwife at the University of Nottingham. Gemma is currently in her first year of our BSc Midwifery degree programme. Why did you choose to study midwifery at the University of Nottingham? Nottingham is well known for its …

Student profile – David’s experience of studying physiotherapy

Last summer we caught up with David who was graduating in BSc Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham. Here’s his reflection on his time as a student with us… Why did I choose to study physiotherapy at Nottingham? I applied due to the department’s reputation for academic and clinical excellence. However, it was after visiting …

COVID-19 Diaries: staying connected

Sophie is one of our first-year student nurses and is sharing her experience of what it’s like to be a University of Nottingham student during these challenging times. Read her second instalment about how she’s keeping in touch with her friends and the student community during this time. If you’d have told me this time …

COVID-19 Diaries: adjusting to studying at home

Sophie is one of our first-year student nurses and is sharing her experience of what it’s like to be a University of Nottingham student during these challenging times. Read her first instalment about how she’s adapting to student life in isolation. The transition in to the first year of university is hard; believe me, I’ve …

Graduation blog – Dr Yakubu Salifu

This month we’re celebrating the achievements of our new School of Health Sciences graduates! In our latest blog post , Dr Yakubu Salifu shares an insight into his research… Dr Yakubu Salifu is Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Palliative Care) and his PhD explored the Home-Based Supportive and Palliative Care for Men Living with Advanced …

Global Learning Partnership – reflection

In this week’s blog post, nursing student, Annette, reflects on her participation in the Global Learning Partnership in Nepal. I’ve recently returned from a month in Nepal, working with local Nepalese students collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team. We set out to achieve our aims and outcomes set around healthcare, these were implemented in …

Nursing my tribute to the Late Sarah Wheeler, Founder of The Dragon Café

Our PhD student, Josephine Bardi, shares an article in memory of the Late Sarah Wheeler. Sarah was the founder of The Dragon Café where Josephine was privileged to conduct ethnography for her PhD. When I was a student nurse, I often wondered if there was a space outside the acute mental health wards where people …

Elective placement in China

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be showcasing the international opportunities available to students in the School of Health Sciences. For our Nursing students, both BSc and GEN students arrange an elective placement and have the potential to go anywhere in the world. Elective students have worked in over 30 different countries including Australia, Barbados, …