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I've been so privileged to work alongside such passionate mentors in practice and such amazing role models at university, and it's with the help of these amazing teachers that I've come so far
- Sophie, BSc (Hons) Midwifery  
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31 March 2020

I graduated from the BA (Hons) History at ARU in 2016. I am about to finish my distance learning Archives and Records Management MLitt with the University of Dundee, and I am also working full-time as a Records Officer with Surrey Police. Read more…

29 November 2016

Today I want to talk about procrastination (we all do this…I should be writing assignments right now!) but it is so much trouble. Especially in first year, when you are used to the speed and guidance of school or even took time off like me… Read more…

3 September 2015

Being an organised person, I often find myself being so prepared with assignments that I have drafts of them a couple of weeks before the hand-in date. This is great in many ways as it allows me to be able to get feedback from my lecturers about what I could improve upon or change… Read more…

5 March 2015

My last placement was on a midwife-led care unit which was my best placement so far; the unit allows women that have had a low-risk pregnancy a normal physiological birth in a calm and homely atmosphere. Read more…

6 January 2015

The best three years of your life, they say. I have heard this a million times before starting university: university will be the best three years of your life. Read more…

12 December 2014

If you’re reading this then you’re still alive and you made it through the first weeks of term, and however you managed it – coffee, aspirin, a moderately active healthy lifestyle, congrats! Read more…

10 December 2014

Hello and welcome to the first instalment of my as-yet-unnamed student blog which in time, I’m sure, will be receiving more ‘OMGs’ than a horse on a unicycle… Read more…

17 November 2014

What a jam-packed couple of months I have had; if anyone tells you that third year is all about relaxing and coasting through the year, they are lying through their teeth! Read more…

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