Student stories

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Ingrid's Story

Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)

Ingrid always wanted to be a nurse, but felt daunted after years of being out of education. Enrolling on our nursing degree, she is now making her dreams come true.

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Jasmine's Story

Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)

Jasmine may have to juggle studying with home life and placements, but with the support she's receiving from her nursing lecturers, she wouldn't change it for the world.

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Carmen's Story

Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)

Carmen's nursing placements have been wide and varied, from working in intensive care, rehab and end-of-life care to the vulnerabilities team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Farhat's Story

Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)

Studying for a degree in hospitality business management with us after leaving school, Farhat came full circle years later by enrolling on our nursing degree.

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Mike's Story

Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)

Mike had worked in aesthetics for 16 years, but with legislation changes, needed a medical qualification to offer advanced treatments - a decision which changed his whole life.

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Precious' Story

Engineering Level 3

Precious applied for University College Birmingham's Engineering course with one goal: to learn the skills she would need to become an air technician with the Royal Navy.

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