My five favourite beauty spots on campus!

So this is my final blog and I thought I would end on a spring note! The university, as you may know, is set on wonderful parkland around Europe’s largest plastic-bottomed lake. The university is well-known, through many forms of social media, for the wildlife on campus, especially the many ducks and geese which you … Continue reading My five favourite beauty spots on campus!

Time flies when you are having fun…

So it’s nearly the end of Term Two. I am half-way through my second year and about to finish my third placement. Where has the time gone? This term we have been busy with assignments and soon we have our Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) slightly terrifying! We have been busy in the Clinical Simulation Unit … Continue reading Time flies when you are having fun…

Is there a life outside a nursing degree?

As you may have seen the undergraduate nursing degree course is very full-on, with an equal divide between placement and theory hours. However it is important to have a work-life balance. In this blog I’m going to share some of the things that I have undertaken, as well as opportunities and activities that you might … Continue reading Is there a life outside a nursing degree?

My life as a nursing student!

It’s a cold day in December, my alarm goes off at 05.30 and I rush to catch the bus ready for another day on placement. The sky is still dark and the cold hits my face. As I arrive, handover begins and I hear everything from bronchitic babies to overdosing teenagers – no two days are the … Continue reading My life as a nursing student!

Welcome to Nursing at York!

First of all, I am really pleased that you are considering Nursing at the University of York. Now, to decide where to actually go to study? …It’s not a very easy decision to make – where you are going to spend the next few years of your life, whether to move out or stay at home. … Continue reading Welcome to Nursing at York!