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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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4 April 2018

The first few weeks of University were the most daunting yet exciting few weeks! Packed full of moving miles from home, making new friends, freshers fairs and events, and for the unlucky ones…freshers flu, the first few weeks seem to come and go in a flash! Read more…

11 January 2018

I live in the Student Village in Chelmsford whilst studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science, and I am currently a Residential Assistant there. It's a role I love. Read more…

4 April 2016

So you’ve applied to university, attended the interview day and passed the fitness test and DBS clearance; now reality has finally sunk in and you are moving on to start the course… Read more…

28 October 2015

One of the reasons I decided to go to ARU was because it was close to where I lived, which meant I wouldn’t have to spend a fortune on accommodation and food. In this post, I would like to cover the advantages and disadvantages of living at home whilst attending University. Read more…

16 July 2015

This post is not about my placement as a student paramedic but in fact is about something that most first year students, including myself have been through this year – the hunt for a place to live in second year! Read more…

18 February 2014

People love saying that Valentine’s Day is just a conglomerate ploy to get us to spend exorbitant amounts of money in a superficial show of affection. They might not be wrong, but the way I see it… Read more…

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