Celebrating the International Day of the Midwife 2021

Written by Kathleen Baird, Professor and Discipline Lead for Midwifery, University of Technology Sydney Today, Professor Kathleen Baird from the School of Nursing and Midwifery joins us on the blog as we celebrate the International Day of the Midwife. She talks about what this year’s theme means to her, the future of midwifery and offersContinue reading “Celebrating the International Day of the Midwife 2021”

How to make the most out of your time at uni – from someone who’s been there, done that

Written by Brandon Egan-Walters, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management student Now that I’ve finished up my final year at UTS, here are my five tips for making the most out of your time here: 1. Find a degree that you love or are passionate about If you do this, you will never studyContinue reading “How to make the most out of your time at uni – from someone who’s been there, done that”

5 reasons health students need U:PASS

Written by Tijana Sharp (UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science graduate) and Jesse Maugeri (UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management graduate) U:PASS. It’s an extra hour of free university study that is scheduled around the times of your classes on campus to make it easier for you to engage with your program. HereContinue reading “5 reasons health students need U:PASS”

5 ways to get the most out of your time at UTS

Written by Maddy Hobson, UTS Bachelor of Nursing graduate (2020) Orientation is about to get underway for another year at UTS. If you’re starting uni in 2021, here are my five tips for getting the most from your time here: 1. Join a club or society If you are nervous or worried about making friends at university,Continue reading “5 ways to get the most out of your time at UTS”

5 questions about studying midwifery… with Jacqueline!

Written by Jacqueline Hermann, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery student 1. What inspired you to study midwifery? Personally, the decision to study midwifery was a huge career change. Partly inspired by my personal experiences of pregnancy and birth and also by the realisation that I needed my career to really mean something to me. Combining thoseContinue reading “5 questions about studying midwifery… with Jacqueline!”

5 questions about studying midwifery… with Hannah!

Written by Hannah Kelly, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery student 1. What made you want to become a midwife? There are so many things that pushed me towards wanting to be a midwife, but ultimately, I loved the idea of being able to provide support to women through a turning point in their lives! Having theContinue reading “5 questions about studying midwifery… with Hannah!”

5 questions about studying midwifery… with Taylah!

Written by Taylah Collins, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery student 1. What inspired you to study midwifery? I always knew I wanted to work in the medical field, however I wasn’t sure in exactly what capacity this would be. After finishing high school I began working whilst I took some time to investigate different pathways toContinue reading “5 questions about studying midwifery… with Taylah!”

My rural midwifery placement – during a global pandemic

Written by Josey Steel, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery student At the beginning of 2020, my third year (and final) of of midwifery, I had some exciting plans – with the most exciting being a rural placement in Gove (Northern Territory) at the end of first semester! As you can imagine, in the midst of theContinue reading “My rural midwifery placement – during a global pandemic”

My 5 tips for better productivity during exams

Written by Michelle Zhang, UTS Bachelor of Nursing student We all know uni exams can be a stressful time. Here are my top five tips for achieving better productivity: 1. Sleep It is crucial for memory. You need sleep prior to learning, so that you are physically and mentally ready, to absorb new knowledge andContinue reading “My 5 tips for better productivity during exams”

My 5 ways to keep motivated when studying online

Written by Jessica Carrera-Peakman, UTS Bachelor of Nursing (Accelerated: Enrolled Nurse) student Here are my five top tips for staying motivated while studying online at uni: 1. Have a dedicated work space Ensure you have a workspace set up in your home where you can do your uni assignments or studying. This will allow youContinue reading “My 5 ways to keep motivated when studying online”