Top tips for students
Expert tips for your nursing school interviewSubscription
If you want to become a nurse to help people, the first step is helping yourself get admitted to nursing school. To that end, one of the most important events in your admissions process is the interview…
Guide to Harvard referencing for student nursesSubscription
Ask any group of student nurses about the causes of stress when they first start university and you can guarantee at least one will groan “references”. Help is on hand in the form of Victoria Stevans.
Digitise your revisionSubscription
How to digitise studying to help improve time management, productivity and allow easy access to notes, information and study hubs.
Prior to going to university I had never lived with another person for longer than a month; it was the aspect of the whole experience that scared me the most.
Top tips to staying healthy at universitySubscription
It is easy to fall into unhealthy habits when you do not have much time to devote to taking care of yourself.
Second year student nurses are often told that they’re “stepping-up” a gear. But what does this really mean?
Dissertations can feel like stressful, bumpy car-rides. Here are some tips that can turn the last stretch of your journey to qualifying into a smooth success.
Katie looks back on her first year and reflects on what she wishes someone had told her before she started
Catherine and Cate, staff at Bournemouth University, talk us through what you can expect from your first year as a student nurse.
How to prepare for your first job interviewSubscription
Regardless of your nursing ability and potential, if you cannot perform well during a job interview it can be difficult to land your first nursing job after qualification
You’ve done it – you’ve made it through your training and you’ve landed that all-important first job as a staff nurse. But how will you make it through the ups and downs of your first year?
As I was researching my last essay I came across a lot of literature arguing that assessment is the fundamental basis of mental health nursing.
Ten ways to take the boredom out of studyingSubscription
Editor, Jenni Middleton, lists her top ways of perking up your time behind the desk
How to deal with a bad mark Subscription
Student nurse, Mikey Whitehead, explains how to move onwards and upwards after receving a poor mark
Sleep expert: top tips for night shift workers Subscription
We talk to sleep expert, Derk-Jan Dijk from Surrey University Sleep Centre, about how best to fit in down-time when working the night shift
An easy guide to mmolsSubscription
Every nurse is familiar with seeing mol, mmol and occasionally µmol written on vials and infusion packs.
Writing clearly and concisely is a real skill.
Some students take their elective placement as an opportunity to travel, others as a chance to become more employable. But everyone can follow these tips to make it as satisfactory as possible …
Copycat: why some students plagiariseSubscription
With pressure from academic deadlines and constraints on time it’s easy to fall into the plagiarism trap and seek what you might think to be the easy option. But copying someone else’s work really isn’t worth it, and here’s why …
10 ways to create an eye-catching CVSubscription
You may work with your hands, but to nab that job, you’ll have to impress on paper first. Jenni Middleton talks to the experts to find out how a strong CV can snatch you that crucial interview