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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…

9 April 2018

I’ll be honest, finding a placement was not easy! I did around 40 applications, had 5 assessment centres and countless video/telephone interviews, not forgetting the online tests. But it was 100% worth it. Read more…

19 February 2018

In 2017, I took part in Anglia Ruskin Community Theatre Company's 'Theatre in Education' Production, an extracurricular activity that provided me with an insight into a career relating to my university course, drama. 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…

10 January 2018

To become a proficient in science (as in any field), you need experience in experimentation – but getting it as an undergraduate can be incredibly difficult. How do you do it? Here are my six top tips that got me summer research experience. Read more…

29 November 2017

Child Nursing student Jade Skerritt reflects on her placement in Nepal, where she developed her skills by working on paediatric and maternity wards in rural and built-up areas of the Himalaya. Read more…

6 November 2017

Working in any park is hard work and my placement at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park has been no different. It is a lot of physical work and a standard has to be maintained. Saying this, it's an amazing and enjoyable experience. Read more…

12 July 2017

The second and final shift for my week on placement started with a bang. Red Base (control room) buzzed us up on the radio for a Red 1 in progress around the corner. Read more…

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