Making group work, work!

Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Group assignments are often part of your assessment schedule when studying a health degree. And why wouldn’t they be? Learning to interact with other people is pretty central to almost every health profession at the end of the day. Developing collaboration and communication skills early willContinue reading “Making group work, work!”

How to manage your clinical portfolio for midwifery

Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Your portfolio – that huge document you get in 1st year and you wonder if you’ll ever complete it. If you’re not an organised person, the portfolio can be a real challenge. So here’s some tips on how to get more organised with your portfolio to makeContinue reading “How to manage your clinical portfolio for midwifery”

Going rural

Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Ever wondered what it would be like to work in a rural setting? In your 3rd year of the Bachelor of Midwifery course, you will have the opportunity to go on an (optional) rural placement. Applying for rural placement The Clinical Practice Unit (CPU) at UTSContinue reading “Going rural”

How to stand out from the crowd

Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Before you know it you’ll be in your final year of your course, getting ready for your interview to secure a New Graduate job. So what can you do to stand out from the crowd and secure that New Graduate role? Take a job as anContinue reading “How to stand out from the crowd”

Tips for your first clinical placement

Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Your first clinical placement is a milestone in your studies – it’s exciting and scary at the same time. You may start thinking: “Will I remember what I’ve learnt in class?” “Will the staff be nice to me?” “What will I do on placement?” Here’s someContinue reading “Tips for your first clinical placement”