Motivation · Reflection · student nurse · The StN Project · Uncategorized

Compassion and creativity – the art of nursing

Throughout my life, compassion and creativity have formed the foundations of who I am and who I strive to be. Whilst I recognise I may be a jumble of many other things too, these, for me are the most important and the elements of myself that have (I believe) led me to nursing.  I grew… Continue reading Compassion and creativity – the art of nursing

Assignments · student nurse · Top Tips · Uncategorized

Assignment Tips

One thing I worried about before starting university was assignments and how to even write them! I wasn’t academic at all and this was causing me a lot of anxiety for starting off. Firstly, don’t panic! It’s not as bad as it all seems honestly. I didn’t have a clue to start with, my assignment… Continue reading Assignment Tips

nursing · student nurse · Uncategorized

A Celebratory Giveaway!

Happy Monday everyone, we hope you’re all enjoying some cooler weather whatever you’re up to this week. We have something really exciting to share with you! We are so incredibly proud of reaching nearly 4000 followers in just 6 months on The Student Nurse Project Twitter account, they’ve flown by and we’ve had such fun… Continue reading A Celebratory Giveaway!

Awareness · NQN · Opinion pieces · Uncategorized

“You can’t be a newly qualified here until you have experience there for 6 months plus…”

“You can’t be a newly qualified here until you have experience there for 6 months plus...”  Many student nurses, including myself, have been put off going into the community; GP, district nursing, sexual health or any other area within healthcare because of this statement.   For this reason, student nurses have been applying to areas they… Continue reading “You can’t be a newly qualified here until you have experience there for 6 months plus…”

Guest blogs · International Nurses' Day · Male nursing · Uncategorized

What is it like being a Student Nurse in… Canada?

Juan Martinez Student Nurse Canada @UsaskJuan   Being a student nurse in Canada is pretty great. In Canada we have the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association, and here in my province (state) we have the Saskatchewan Nursing Student Association. Collectively, these associations coordinate events that promote a healthy student life. As a class, we talk amongst… Continue reading What is it like being a Student Nurse in… Canada?

Guest blogs · Opinion pieces · Uncategorized

Does a drop in nursing applications mean a less diverse profession?

By Jess Redway and Michael Carter PhD    The drop in applications to nursing qualifications was widely reported after the introduction of fees and removal of the NHS bursary for degrees last year. This year we have also seen a commitment from the government to remove the bursary and swap to fees for the PGdip qualifications, and once more… Continue reading Does a drop in nursing applications mean a less diverse profession?