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12 May 2021

Tiffany is studying Adult Nursing at ARU in Peterborough. But what led her to choose nursing as a career? Here, Tiffany blogs about her lifelong love of 'all things hospital' and celebrates the profession she's joining. Read more…

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6 September 2021

If you’re reading this, you are thinking of pursuing a career in Midwifery, have had an offer for your university choice or maybe you start your degree soon. Either way, congratulations! Welcome on board the crazy Midwifery rollercoaster. Read more…

1 September 2021

Exploring intersectionality and celebrating diversity was one of the 'six golden threads' running through our 2021 Engage learning and teaching conference. As part of the conference, we asked 130 members of staff questions about their understanding and experiences of intersectionality using Padlet… Read more…

1 September 2021

Oh my goodness my head is spinning! What they forget to tell you when you move into scrub is that you need to learn a completely new language: the language of surgical instruments. Read more…

20 August 2021

This week has been my final week in placement and the final year of being a first-year student, I can’t believe how quickly the year has gone. It seems like only a few months ago that I was researching university courses and putting my UCAS application in for ARU – just scary! Anyway… Read more…

11 August 2021

It’s no lie to say it’s been a tough year for everybody. But those who have been present working or studying within the NHS during these times can stand by me saying this was a complete challenge. Starting a degree during this time added a weight to the load. Read more…

9 August 2021

We have an increasingly diverse student population, but this is not reflected in either our staff or our local communities. For instance, about a third of our student body identify as BAME (Black… Read more…

5 August 2021

If you had said to me three years ago my Sociology degree would go this fast I would have said you were lying! I cannot believe my degree is over, it really has been the best three years of my life… Read more…

5 August 2021

I remember my move-in day as if it were only yesterday. The excitement, the slight fear, the things that I did right and where I could have improved. These are the tips that I would share with anyone who is moving into housing or student accommodation this September. Read more…


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