student life

BME students benefit from high achievers scheme

Initiative recognises that gifted students need support to reach their full potential

Pay deal

A student's guide to the proposed NHS pay deal...

The student representative for RCN's trade union committee considers the implications of the...

Zoe Butler with Prince Charles

The day I told Prince Charles how tough life can be for new nurses

RCNi student of the year tells Prince Charles of nursing’s challenges and rewards

Cartoon showing student in classroom on one side and then as a waiter on the other

Fitting a part-time job around your nursing studies

It can be tricky balancing paid employment against university work, clinical placements and...

Making video diaries let me dispel some myths about nursing

When nursing student Dann Gooding was approached by the BBC to record video selfies while on...

Army Medical Services offer range of opportunities for nursing students

The British Army offers a bursary to nursing students. If you are looking for an exciting,...


Student ambassadors: championing quality care

From quality walk arounds to mock Care Quality Commission inspections, a scheme in north...

Empowering nursing students across Europe

RCN student committee member Georgina Ledwith explains how attending a meeting of the...

Starting again

Failure is not fatal, so don’t be afraid to try again

Two years ago, nursing student Grant Byrne had to drop out of his course. But his time away...

Students and nurses must show a united front

As nursing unions and activists battle to defend the profession, we cannot afford to remain...

Growning workforce

The benefits of growing your own nursing workforce

Trusts are increasingly looking at new ways of building their staff numbers, Jennifer...


Mental health charity creates fast track into nursing

Mental health charity creates fast track into nursing


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