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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone studying Adult Nursing at RGU could tell me more about the time table for the year. I was hoping to maybe get a part-time job whilst during my course for extra money but I'm not sure how easy this would be with placements etc? I know we also don't get the same holidays as everyone else. What's the kind of structure I can expect? Thanks!
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    I'm doing nursing too, although mh. Am planning on getting a job because tbh couldn't afford uni otherwise!
    I know placement starts in term 2 and it's full time shifts in a block period and you can also be sent to the islands!
    But as far as I can gather they're pretty flexible (to an extent) as you need x amount of time with your mentor I believe but don't include you as a number on shifts.
    I'm planning on getting 0 hours/ bank work in support work and hoping I can transfer from where I work now, as it's what I do full time.
    But tbh no matter what you do it'll be a balancing act!

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    Hi I am first adult nursing student at rgu! The timetable is about 3-4 days a week. Some days you are in 9-5 and others you are in like 10-1 so it just depends. Our freshers week was quite full on last year compared to other courses, we were in 10-4 mon-fri. Most placements are ok with you having part time jobs, if you tell them in advance that you can not do weekends. Although it is a NMC requirement for you as a student to work the 24 hours service, meaning weekends and night shifts. Are you doing the 3 year or honours 4 year and I'll see if I can find our year course timetable which should be similar?


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    I got accepted to do both but decided to choose the 3 years. Circumstances have also recently changed at home (Inverness) so I was wondering if you know how easy it is to choose where you do your placements. I know they usually send you all over the place, but I would really love to not have to drop out and possibly try and do my placements in Inverness as much as possible?
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    Hi! You can choose location of placements but it's only with nhs Grampian, Orkney and Shetland. So I think the nearest would be Elgin for you?


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