Varsity Preparation

Varsity Preparation

At the end of January, Varsity squads are announced and from that point onwards the training intensifies and Varsity becomes the main focus.

I was picked in the 2nd team preliminary Varsity squad to play Marjon’s 2nd team. I am very excited about the prospect about playing Varsity again and feel very lucky to have been given the opportunity to play again in this fixture.

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My Clearing experience

My Clearing experience

When I received my results last August I was really pleased with what I had got. However, I had an email from my firm choice university that I hadn’t obtained the results to get in. They had changed my offer to attend on a deferred entry for September 2017. This for me was not an option as I felt very much ready to go to university. After going home and talking to my father about this, I came to the conclusion to give clearing a go...

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My taster week on placement

My taster week on placement

After we finished our first assignment came something that we had all been waiting for as we had our taster week on placement. This involved us going to the area that we would have our first placement, but initially for just a week. 

My first placement was up on the Assessment Unit. This is an acute ward area where patients as assessed to see whether they stay in hospital or go home. 

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Starting university at Plymouth

Starting university at Plymouth

When I came to Plymouth in February 2015 for an interview I knew I liked the place. I got into Plymouth through clearing in the summer of 2015, which I was both relieved and excited about.

When I started university in September it was a big step for me to move from Cardiff to here in Plymouth. I moved into Astor House halls not knowing anyone in my flat and only knowing a few people in the whole university.

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