As a midwifery student at UTS you are part of a small cohort of around 60 students. I love that we all get to know one another as these fellow students become an invaluable source of support.
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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”
Defenders of Women’s Rights
Sunday 5 May is the International Day of the Midwife! On this day, we recognise the important work that is undertaken by midwives all around the world. The care and services provided by midwives to women throughout all stages of their pregnancy are truly one of a kind. The theme for International Day of the MidwifeContinue reading “Defenders of Women’s Rights”
Why it’s not too early to start thinking about your new graduate application
Written by Betty Holland, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery graduate Is the final year of your nursing or midwifery degree suddenly upon you? Firstly, congratulations! It is no small feat to have made it this far through a challenging (but very rewarding) uni course! But where to next? For many, the next step will be aContinue reading “Why it’s not too early to start thinking about your new graduate application”
5 tips for future student midwives
If you’re an aspiring midwifery student, believe in yourself! Final year Bachelor of Midwifery student Betty has some sage advice if you’re thinking about the midwife life. 1. Believe in yourself, be kind to yourself and take every opportunity you are given You will be amazed at the things you will learn and will beContinue reading “5 tips for future student midwives”
Continuity of care – great for women and student midwives!
Written by Betty Holland, current Bachelor of Midwifery student There has been a great deal of academic research into “continuity of care” in a midwifery context. Put simply, if you are going to have a baby, this means that the same midwife looks after you throughout your pregnancy, is there for your birth and looks afterContinue reading “Continuity of care – great for women and student midwives!”
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”
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”