Student Advice

The learning

Student advice - learning
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Student advice

"Your brain is a sponge – steal the tutors’ knowledge and you'll do great!"
Jessie, DipHE Paramedic Science

"Do not pressure yourself – different people learn at different rates, in different ways. Ask for help when you need it and time management is key."
Maxine, BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy

"Always plan ahead!"
Sue, BA (Hons) Conductive Education

The staff and support available

"The staff have always made what we’re learning enjoyable.”
Belinda, FdSc Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment)

"My placement mentor was brilliant! I don’t think I would be where I am now if it wasn’t for her initial support.”
Abigail, BSc (Hons) Nursing

Student advice - staff and support available
Staff and support

Student advice

Placements

Student advice - placements
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Student advice

"Definitely research where the area is and work out how long it will take to get there. Get to know the public transport and roadworks in the area or even do a practice run.”
Abigail, BSc (Hons) Nursing

"Always ask questions, especially on placement. The mentors are there to help.”
Sue, BA (Hons) Conductive Education

"Engage as much as possible, ask questions and don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it.”
Jessie, DipHE Paramedic Science

The extra-fun stuff

"Birmingham is a city that has something for everyone – restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, vibrant and quiet areas.”
Sue, BA (Hons) Conductive Education

"Me and my flatmates have tried to do as much in our spare time as possible - shopping in the Bullring, ice skating in Solihull, throwing some moves on the dance floor on Broad Street! Academic work is extremely important, but everyone needs time to relax.”
Abigail, BSc (Hons) Nursing

"I've never had a bad meal in my two years in Birmingham!”
Karla, BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy

Student advice - the extra fun stuff
More opportunities

Student advice

Final words of advice

Student advice - final advice
Our advice

Student advice

"Enjoy yourself!”
Jessie, DipHE Paramedic Science

"Relax and enjoy every moment of learning.”
Sue, BA (Hons) Conductive Education

"Most of all enjoy it - it goes quicker than you think!”
Karla, BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy