5 questions about studying sport and exercise… with Tijana!

Written by Tijana Sharp, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science student 1. Why did you choose to study sport and exercise at UTS? I chose to study Sport and Exercise at UTS for the Moore Park campus. There was something about being tucked away from the rest of UTS, in a sporting hub inContinue reading “5 questions about studying sport and exercise… with Tijana!”

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!”

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”

How to make it through your nursing clinical placement – healthily!

Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate (2017) Placement. A tough couple of weeks each session all of us nursing students must do. Something we both look forward to, which excites us, but also kind of drains us along the way. Going out on placement and having on-the-ward training puts our theory into practiceContinue reading “How to make it through your nursing clinical placement – healthily!”

Going back to uni? Here are five study tips to make your life easier

Get ‘appy Back in the dark ages of undergraduate study,  you’d show up to a lecture with a handful of pens, a notebook, a box of No Doz caffeine pills and a really heavy, clunky laptop (if you had one at all). The internet also made that weird squealing dial-up sound when you connected, but thisContinue reading “Going back to uni? Here are five study tips to make your life easier”

How to make the most of first year when you’re studying sport and exercise

Written by Jarrod Cowley, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science graduate (2017) “Sport is a major part of my lifestyle. I can’t say I’ve regretted a single day of this course as it has furthered my knowledge and love for sport more than I would have thought possible.” Your first year of uni can beContinue reading “How to make the most of first year when you’re studying sport and exercise”

10 must-knows for new students

UTS Health is welcoming more than 1000 new students on campus this session. Here are a few things you should know that could help in a big way – all in one handy blog! 1. Student Centres can answer your admin and enrolment questions. Chat in person at the centre in Building 10 or submit a questionContinue reading “10 must-knows for new students”

The sports psychology secrets of Olympians you can use at uni

Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student I once heard a leading Australian sports scientist say that the next frontier in sports science has nothing to do with the body. “Sports psychology,” he said, “is where most of our future medals will beContinue reading “The sports psychology secrets of Olympians you can use at uni”