Issue : April 2011
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Juggling a job and student lifeSubscription
Many students now have to work during term time to afford the basic necessities, but you need to ensure that you prioritise your studies and don’t undermine all your hard work in the classroom and on your course
Becoming a 'good' nurseSubscription
You started your nurse training not only because you wanted to become a nurse, but because you wanted to become a good nurse. Adult nursing lecturer, Chris McLean, reveals how you can be the best nurse you can be.
Life as a mature studentSubscription
Entering into education as a mature student you may have to deal with more things than hangovers and stolen traffic cones. Prepare for your studies ahead with these top tips
How to cope with stress as a student nurseSubscription
A little bit of stress can be healthy, but a lot is damaging. If you feel yourself getting overwhelmed by the pressure and anxiety of work, here are some tips to help you cope
Communicating at the end of lifeSubscription
Not many people feel comfortable talking about death, but when you’re taking care of a patient who is dying it becomes necessary and beneficial to communicate clearly
The first time: comforting grieving relativesSubscription
Speaking to a relative about death can be difficult but that doesn’t mean you should avoid it altogether. Sometimes a conversation with an ‘outsider’ can provide real comfort to those who are grieving
Gold digging: perfecting your literature search Subscription
When you’re producing academic work, you’ll gain the most marks by demonstrating you’ve done a thorough search for evidence, so here’s how to do it
Spotting the signs of stressSubscription
The first step to coping with stress is spotting when it happens and being alert to how you feel and how well you are coping
How to handle your finances Subscription
Stay out of the red with our guide to looking after your finances during your student days
The Daily Mail today reported on “the genetic clue that may explain why women get more migraines”.