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”
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”
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”
Clinical placement is a core part of your education at UTS. Three students chat about how they prepare for their placements so that they can perform at their best.
In honour of International Day of the Midwife, we asked students and staff to explain what Midwifery means to them.
In honour of International Day of the Midwife, Bachelor of Midwifery student Sarah reflects on what it means to be with woman.
One student discusses the importance of self-care for health care professionals, and shares her favourite self-care tips (that don’t cost a thing)!
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”
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”
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?”