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)!
By Isabel Stephens “How do you manage uni life with family and household responsibilities, especially with small children to look after?” This is a question I repeatedly get asked when people hear that I have returned to studying and retraining in my late 30’s. Isabel with her husband Graham, son Thomas, daughter Grace and dogContinue reading “7 ways to get through uni as a wife and mum”
Written by Irene Luu, graduate of the Bachelor of Nursing at UTS and now Registered Nurse. Everything has lead up to this…. 100 points of ID? Check. Vaccination card? Up to date. Police check? Got my photocopies. Passport sized photos? In the plastic sleeve. I’m all good to go right? But wait- what if theyContinue reading “How to Ace Your New Grad Nursing Interview”
Written by Amanda Rehayem, a 2014 graduate of the Bachelor of Midwifery at UTS and now Registered Midwife. What is this new grad business? Throughout my 3 years as a midwifery student Ifound myself learning immensely through the incredible practical and theoretical components at the University of Technology, Sydney. Although as it turns out, nothingContinue reading “Welcome To The Real World. The Life of a New Grad Midwife”
Written by Pip Docherty, a third year Sport and Exercise Science student at UTS At the ripe old age of 26 I finally worked out what career I wanted topursue. This didn’t involve the cameras, lights and creative aspects of themedia industry I thought it would, having focused my high schools years onmedia and communicationsContinue reading “Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks… Life As a Mature Age Uni Student”
Written by Rachel Lorizio, 3rd year Bachelor of Midwifery student at UTS For many of my high school years I had talked about becoming a midwife and what a valuable role I would play as a midwife in an ever-reproducing population. I was proud to dictate that a midwife is a health professional that getsContinue reading “How To Know If Midwifery Is The Career For You”
Written by Monica Guha, Bachelor of Nursing student at UTS Your first day of university was probably the mostexciting and nerve-racking day of your adult life so far… that is until you startyour first day of nursing clinical! Everything you have learned in the lecture hallsand the tutorial rooms are now going to be used to benefitContinue reading “10 Things You’ll Learn on Nursing Clinical Placement”
Happy O’Week to all of our new health students!
Transitioning from TAFE to university is exciting and a journey in itself – one of UTS’ nursing students Lindsay tells us his! I started at TAFE after high school in 2004 studying a Diploma of Horticulture followed by a Certificate III in Landscape Horticulture. At the same time I built up a small local landscaping business,Continue reading “The move from TAFE to Uni”