Second and third year students

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Illustration showing a nurse standing in front open an open door with the sign 'In', choosing to opt in to a clinical placement

COVID-19: why I’m glad I faced my fears and opted for extended clinical placement anyway

I have learned so much about being a nurse by working in a great ED team during the pandemic

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Think theory 19

Let’s quash the criticism of nursing students opting for theory-only studies

Those continuing their studies online amid COVID-19 need support, not judgement

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Nathan Harrison

COVID-19: how working at the Nightingale has changed my student experience

Two students describe their first weeks in the workplace, and what has helped them cope

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Rebecca Hackfath

COVID-19: what it’s like working and studying in the middle of a pandemic

One student’s experience working at an isolation unit for mental health patients

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Eden Baker, final-year children’s nursing student at Queen’s University Belfast

COVID-19: students are ready to support the nursing workforce – with your help

A final-year student on the challenges ahead as she prepares to shift into a front-line role

MeToo Standing together to fight sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is not ‘just part of the job’

Nursing students should be given more support when dealing with sexual comments from patients

Woman undertaking maths calculation on a chalkboard

What to do if you’re struggling with maths

Numerical calculations are part of everyday nursing. Here's how to improve your skills

woman talking in an interview situation – thorough preparation helps nurses impress prospective employers at interview

A nurse’s guide to winning at job interviews

Tips and techniques for conquering your nerves and impressing the panel

nursing student on placement

Tips for nursing students on making the most of your final clinical placement

With registration within sight, it’s time to maximise every learning opportunity

Abby Martin

Please don’t call me ‘the student’

Nursing students have names – and an expectation to be part of the healthcare team too

Cartoon illustration of two figures, one giving the other a big thumbs down

The next generation needs encouragement, not derision

Critical comments such as ‘you're too posh to wash’ only dampen students’ enthusiasm

community nurse with a patient

It’s just not true that your first job must be in an acute hospital – and here’s why

QNI's Crystal Oldman on why the community is the perfect place to start your nursing career

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