ARU Blogs — Kathryn

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Faculty:Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Course: BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science

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Hi, I am Kathryn, a 2nd year Healthcare Science student specialising in cardiology. I study at the Cambridge campus as it's a nice easy commute from home. Commuting has been great as it has allowed me to save money and keep a good work/life balance.

I have enjoyed my course so far, particularly spending time in theatre seeing the heart in action. The best part of my ARU experience so far has been the opportunity to see open chest surgery on my placement! I also enjoy working alongside ARU staff in my role as FMS faculty rep as it allows me to help to improve the student experience for those in my faculty. Besides studying, I can often be found travelling the world, I already have 13 countries under my belt!

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11 January 2018

The prospect of revising for an anatomy exam is daunting, but I managed to adapt a way of thinking to aid me in learning anatomy in an effective way. Here are my tips. Read more…

4 January 2018

As Digital Ambassadors, we often get asked which device is more suitable for university life. It goes without saying that it depends on the subject or individual preference (I have to admit, I’m still a paper and pen kind of girl!) but there are benefits to using both… Read more…


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