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11 June 2019

At the start of my final year, I was lucky enough to be able to go back to the children’s ward that I had my first placement on as a student nurse. I found this very exciting as it meant that I would be able to see how I have developed since my first year… Read more…

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15 May 2019

In this photo blog, student paramedic Ben takes you through the equipment he uses in ambulances on a daily basis. Read more…

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4 April 2019

I originally applied to read Chemistry at university. I thought I wanted to work in a lab and play with chemicals every day. Little did I know that, nearly nine years later, I would be sat writing a blog about being a nurse… Read more…

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5 June 2019

Hi! My name is Lauren and I am currently a first-year student studying Operating Department Practice, here at the ARU Chelmsford Campus. Read more…

5 June 2019

I graduated from ARU a few months ago and am currently employed by private medical companies in the London area working as a Paramedic. These bank shifts enable me to maintain my skillset… Read more…

5 June 2019

I work at Basildon Hospital as an emergency staff nurse. I love the rush and the variety in the job. Gaining skills in all different areas with so many different illnesses is an amazing opportunity… Read more…

5 June 2019

As the end of your training nears, most nursing students will start to consider applying for jobs around 6 months before qualification and the university will definitely have this in mind and will be providing information and advice leading up to this time… Read more…

5 June 2019

As I begin my final placement as a student and my training comes to a close, I am left reflecting on what my journey as a student nurse has meant to me and how far I have come, both as a nurse and as a person. Over these 3 years I have definitely changed - I am more confident… Read more…

5 June 2019

From the end of your second year as a nursing student, your personal tutors and lecturers will start to discuss the big one - your undergraduate major project, otherwise known as your dissertation… Read more…

4 June 2019

Once you kick off studying and working with the Business and Law faculty, you become part of a big family which takes care of your wellbeing as well as your development. I lived this in person: I was part of the intern programme and when that finished… Read more…

3 June 2019

Grammy Award winner Simon talks about his success in the music industry and how, as a university lecturer, he's transferring his knowledge to students at ARU. Read more…

3 June 2019

As Senior Lecturer in Economics and International Business, I mostly teach first year undergraduates in introductory economics and international business, and third year students about the political economy of the EU. Read more…

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