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”

Catching babies in Bathurst

Written by Jessica Tripp, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery student A few weeks ago, I embarked on a journey along the Great Western Highway to Bathurst Base Hospital. Having only ever been at Hornsby Hospital during my degree, I was overwhelmed with both excitement and anxiety around what was awaiting me.   Luckily, I was able to stayContinue reading “Catching babies in Bathurst”

Going rural: my unforgettable experience at Nhulunbuy

Written by Jennifer Goth, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery student In first year, when I discovered the possibility of doing a rural placement, I knew I was going. I wanted to go remote and have a cultural experience, so I chose to go to Nhulunbuy in East Arnhem Land. Nhulunbuy is 1000km east of Darwin and takesContinue reading “Going rural: my unforgettable experience at Nhulunbuy”

Why choose midwifery?

Deciding what to pursue as a profession can be a daunting experience. After all, there are so many opportunities available – making the choice is the hardest part! What if there was a career that combines passion and people, as well as dedication and reward? What if you could make a difference to the livesContinue reading “Why choose midwifery?”