5 questions about studying nursing… with Fin!

Written by Finbar McCaughan, UTS Bachelor of Nursing student 1. What inspired you to study nursing? I wanted to do nursing because I had a passion and purpose for it! I had the privilege of caring for my grandmother in the final years of her life and found great joy in caring for her needs. So, I decidedContinue reading “5 questions about studying nursing… with Fin!”

5 questions about studying nursing… with Lily!

Written by Lily Thorburn, UTS Bachelor of Nursing student 1. What inspired you to study nursing? One day, I was catching the bus home from school and saw some nurses hop on after a shift at the nearby hospital. I remember looking at them in such awe and admiration and thinking to myself that maybeContinue reading “5 questions about studying nursing… with Lily!”

How my passion for dancing aligns with my career in nursing

Written by Regine Lapuz, UTS Bachelor of Nursing student All my life, I have had my heart in one passion, and that is dancing. I am experienced in various types of dance, ranging from hip-hop, liturgical dance, modern, and other styles. It wasn’t until the end of the first year of my degree that I finally realised whyContinue reading “How my passion for dancing aligns with my career in nursing”

U@Uni: What we got up to at Health Summer School

Written by Betty Holland, UTS Bachelor of Midwifery graduate This January I coordinated the Health Summer School. It’s part of the U@Uni Summer School initiative which has been facilitated by the UTS Equity and Diversity Unit since 2009. It seeks to provide students from low-socioeconomic background high schools in south-west Sydney an opportunity to exploreContinue reading “U@Uni: What we got up to at Health Summer School”

What to do if your new grad plans don’t work out

  Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate (2017) “Have you applied for new grad?” “Did you get a new grad interview?” “Where are you doing new grad?” Reaching the end of third year, these are the questions on everyone’s mind, and to say the least, it is overwhelming and stressful when being asked atContinue reading “What to do if your new grad plans don’t work out”

Making the most of nursing in Australia

By Xue Bai – current Bachelor of Nursing student Xue is an international student from China studying to become a Registered Nurse at UTS and enjoying learning practical skills on the way. She has loads of great advice for international students who want to get involved in UTS campus life too! First up, why nursingContinue reading “Making the most of nursing in Australia”

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”

Meet the Nurse of the Year

Did you know the Nurse of the Year is right here at UTS? Judy Smith, UTS nursing lecturer and perioperative nursing coordinator, has been awarded ‘Nurse of the Year’ at the Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards! This award recognises Australia and New Zealand’s most outstanding nurses who’ve demonstrated exceptional performance in patient care, education, leadership, research andContinue reading “Meet the Nurse of the Year”

Nursing, midwifery, or both?

UTS has a range of Health degrees on offer and, for many, choosing one can be a difficult decision. What’s the difference? – The role of a nurse is to provide care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Nurses care for those who are unwell or going through an adverse stage in their lifeContinue reading “Nursing, midwifery, or both?”