5 ways to stay motivated in nursing school

Written by Ariel Symon, UTS Bachelor of Nursing student It’s a new year at uni and it’s time to refocus and get motivated again. Here are my five quick top tips: 1. Keep a diary/wall planner Seeing your schedule planned visually out really helps to keep on top of upcoming assessments. 2. Break tasks up Splitting upContinue reading “5 ways to stay motivated in nursing school”

5 reasons health students need U:PASS

Written by Tijana Sharp (UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science graduate) and Jesse Maugeri (UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management graduate) U:PASS. It’s an extra hour of free university study that is scheduled around the times of your classes on campus to make it easier for you to engage with your program. HereContinue reading “5 reasons health students need U:PASS”

My 5 tips for better productivity during exams

Written by Michelle Zhang, UTS Bachelor of Nursing student We all know uni exams can be a stressful time. Here are my top five tips for achieving better productivity: 1. Sleep It is crucial for memory. You need sleep prior to learning, so that you are physically and mentally ready, to absorb new knowledge andContinue reading “My 5 tips for better productivity during exams”

Why choose midwifery?

Deciding what to pursue as a profession can be a daunting experience. After all, there are so many opportunities available – making the choice is the hardest part! What if there was a career that combines passion and people, as well as dedication and reward? What if you could make a difference to the livesContinue reading “Why choose midwifery?”

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!”

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”

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”