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Comfort Rudzuna: “Have a lifelong impact on the lives of others”

The more people I can impact, the greater that success for me.

Fiona Walker on placement at the Leeds Clinical Research Facility

Nursing Student Fiona Walker Receives Sally Adams Scholarship and Career-Changing Opportunity

Fiona Walker is a second year BSc(Hons) Adult Nursing student. She received the Sally Adams Scholarship, which helps student nurses fund a practice learning placement and she has just completed a four week placement at Leeds Clinical Research Facility. Here she tells us about her experience there and how it has fired her ambition to…

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Karin Vertue student nurse University of Brighton

The award gave me confidence that, as a mature student, I could still achieve a lot and that my age does not limit me

Karin Vertue is about to begin her second year studying a BSc(Hons) in nursing and was offered a significant opportunity to take part in a research placement over the summer. She received funding from the Student Experience Fund to help with the expense of attending the placement – a fund that is provided thanks to…

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Nina’s Santander summer internship with Stand Alone

The University of Brighton and Santander Universities’ Employability Scheme offers students and recent graduates a fully funded three-week internship with a small to medium-sized enterprise. Students receive £1,000 for a project-based internship, which gives them invaluable experience of graduate-level work. Nina Vallard, Inclusive Arts Practice MA, tells us about her experience working at Stand Alone,…

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