22 October 2020
How to make the most of EVERYTHING university has to offer
I joined ARU two and half years ago and I made it my mission to get involved in everything I could. Read more…
13 April 2017
BUDGET – Calculate a weekly budget and try to stick to it. This will ensure that your loan lasts its intended duration.ASSIGNMENTS – Everyone will complete assignments in different ways: some will be able to write it in a few days and others will need a few months. As I am the latter, I'll explain how I plan my essays.
SOCIAL LIFE – Make time to see family and friends. Midwifery is a full-on degree; so taking time out to spend time with family and friends ensures you have a good work life balance.
MEAL PLAN – Investing in a slow cooker can be a godsend! You won’t want to come home and cook after a long day on placement which can lead to unhealthy eating habits. Having a meal ready to go as you come through the front door will ensure your body is correctly fuelled.
SUPPORT – You will have highs and lows throughout your training. Find something non-midwifery related that can help you in these low times, as it might be something as simple as reading a book or going to the gym, but it will help you immensely in the long-term.