Emma’s blog

Student Midwives and Midwifery

Everybody experiences things differently. Everybody has something going on in their life that is important to them. What is important to me are the goals I want to achieve. In hindsight, I think I’ve achieved a few already – getting into uni, first placement, first flat, not being 100% broke (most of the time). The thing is, you never really know how something will turn out until you take that risk, make whatever mistakes need making, learn from others, and most importantly just give it all you’ve got. (more…)

My First Placement as a midwifery student

It’s been nearly 2 months since I started the first clinical placement of my midwifery course, and 5 months since I started university. Looking back on my first day and how nervous I was, compared to where I am now, I feel as though I have grown and learned so much. (more…)

Living in Halls

I may be biased, but I have the best flatmates. We’re all doing something completely different at uni, which I think is great because we all have something to talk about. Plus, we’re from all over the place – Edinburgh, Ireland, St. Andrews, France – we’re a little family all under one roof. (more…)

Two Months as a First Year Midwifery Student

Hi there, this is my first crack at blogging and I only received a C in English so please bear with me! So this post is about my first two months of being a student, and I’d like to share with you what it’s like living in Aberdeen, going to university and moving away from home for the first time. (more…)