Student Stories

Read the stories of current students making a difference with their Nursing and Midwifery studies. Watch them as they learn and find out why they chose Edinburgh Napier University.

Discover how our students connect with communities and get hands-on experience in the real world.

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Adult Nursing

Child Health Nursing

Learning Disability Nursing

Mental Health Nursing

Adult Nursing

"You see how crucial it is to have compassion."

Cassandra Shaw, Adult Nursing student, recounts how her values have come to the fore.

"Nursing was a perfect fit for me.”

Fizza Hussain, Adult Nursing student, shares what inspired her career change and how rewarding the profession can be.

"You’re handling stuff you wouldn’t see anywhere else."

Nicole Clarke, Adult Nursing student, on how working on placement makes everything click.

Child Health Nursing

"The opportunity to be a student here was really exciting."

Chelsea Oliphant, Child Health Nursing student, tells us how a chance encounter inspired her career change.

“Something I will never forget.”

Chloe Ferris, Child Nursing graduate, shares her experience from her final year placement in Tanzania.

Learning Disability Nursing

"People really need us."

Jack Souter, Learning Disability Nursing student, talks about his experiences improving patient wellbeing.

"They’re enthusiastic and excited to teach us."

Jodie Tocher, Learning Disability Nursing student, explains what led her to her current path and why she chose Edinburgh Napier University.

Mental Health Nursing

"It’s open to everybody."

David McGuire, Mental Health Nursing student, explains the goals of his career path.

"This experience has made me very grateful for the standard of care we take for granted here."

Fiona Mair, Mental Health Nursing student, shares her experience of her placement in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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