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Starting out: how to survive and thrive in your nursing degree

Life as a new nursing student can be tough. A final-year student shares her top tips

Three nursing students look happy to be on clinical placement together

Welcome to nursing – our dynamic, diverse and hugely rewarding profession

You’ve chosen a career full of opportunity, and there’s a whole community to support you too

Bangor University nursing society representatives presenting a donation cheque to a local hospice

Where would you turn for peer support as a nursing student?

Being part of your university’s nursing society is a chance to learn and support others

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An apprenticeship has helped restart my nursing career

Michelle Simpson had to give up her degree course but is now able to earn as she learns

Amy Fancourt

I’m more used to picketing, but now I’ll fight for nursing students inside the RCN

Amy Fancourt explains what drives her passion to represent fellow students on the RCN council

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,...

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Student ambassadors: championing quality care

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

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