Exploring UK – Eastbourne

Eastbourne is a town and seaside resort in East Sussex. It is famous for its endless blue skies and pristine beaches in the UK. During this summer break, I went to this fantastic place with my friends for a day trip. Although it is quite a long journey, I would say the view is worth […]

Thoughts on placement year – Part 4: preparation

Receiving queries from prospective students regarding placement preparation recently. Just thought it might be something that others were interested in as well. So I decided to dedicate another blog to talk about my placement year. This time, I will put the focus on the placement preparation and coursework. Accommodation during placement Depending on the placement […]

Thoughts on placement year – Part 3: self-care

Placement year could be tough, as you are constantly being monitored, assessed and learning. You might find the workplace different from what you imagine, and the busy environment may stress you up. You might feel alone especially when your friends and you are being placed in different parts of the country, you are not able […]

Thoughts on placement year – Part 2: C placement

Welcome to part two of this series xd As mentioned previously, my second part of the clinical placement year commenced after Christmas break. Again, another 12-weeks working in an NHS hospital. After experiencing both acute and community settings, I found myself enjoying working in the acute setting more. Therefore, I decided to apply for a […]

Exploring UK – Oxford

Being the hometown of one of the world’s oldest universities, Oxford has always been known to me as a historical, knowledgeable, calming city. It is always on my to-visit place ever since I started studying in the U.K. This year, I am lucky enough to have a short stay in Oxford whilst on placement. And […]

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