Western Sydney University - WSU reviews

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Positives: help building lots of skills like team work,communication skills,leadership, etcetera. The course will help you to succeed in future 100% sure

Negatives: poor student support, lot or pre tutorial work, which is stressing.

My advice to future students is: you must join the university if you are sure that you can work hard

Completing in 2021

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Positives: Heaps of support, great content

Negatives: Not enough time on campus. Expected to do too much self guided learning

My advice to future students is: Be prepared

Completing in 2020

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Positives: Plenty of clinical experience outside of the campus setting. Strong focus on professionalism and preparation for the workforce

Negatives: Heavy course load and speed at which content is covered

My advice to future students is: Make efforts to learn and revise consistently throughout the semester to avoid burning out

Completing in 2021

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The course provides hands-on experience from the first year and equips you with the skills needed to work as a nurse. You get the opportunity to work in a hospital alongside doctors and other, qualified nurses and have the opportunity to interact with real life patients.

My advice to future students is: This course requires practical and theoretical study and is a great opportunity to be able to help others.

Completing in 2019

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Positives: Reasonable workload, smooth transition to workplace

Negatives: Variations in course studies when compared to other universities

My advice to future students is: Follow the workload distribution and seek resources from other universities or schools to expand knowledge attainment

Completed in 2017

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Positives: Good way to know more about how to look after people well

Negatives: Too much of placements

My advice to future students is: Prepare for placements

Completed in 2016

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Positives: Students learn the actual application of the learnings inside the classroom by answering a case study. Student will be able to identify the physiological And physical manifestations at what is scientifically discussed in the books

Negatives: Slow learners will find it too difficult to catch up because classroom discussions are not too many days and holidays are quite Long

My advice to future students is: Learn how to maximise individual study, engage in group discussion and keep on reading more.

Completing in 2019

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Positives: Sydney City campus offer trimesters allowing for fast track completion of the course. Smaller classes allow for tutors to focus on each individual more.

Negatives: Trimesters although allow for fast track completion, have shorter breaks in between sessions which can sometimes become overwhelming especially for new students.

My advice to future students is: To complete a full trimester before making the decision of wether the fast track option and the study load would be suitable for them.

Completing in 2019

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Positives: Practical based assessments.

Negatives: Units that I don't think are necessary or applied in the career path

My advice to future students is: Do a degree or course you enjoy. Expose yourself to experiences in the career you are currently studying.

Completed in 2012

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Positives: I found this course great for building on knowledge as I only had experience in aged care. From year 1 the course started very basic and each semester built onto of the knowledge therefore i didn't feel as though i was way out of my league and confused going into every class. There were lots of inclusive activities to build social and/or study groups.

Negatives: The clinical placement hours was challenging when we had multiple assessments to complete whilst having to work full time for free and there was very little support during that time. With some of the classes there was a compulsory component to attendence of 100% and if you missed that class their ""special consideration"" outlines were unreasonable. My course is delayed by 6 months due to missing one day whilst being ill with nil compassion.

My advice to future students is: Go to all the classes offered. Make good connections with your tutors as they will go out of their way to help you and if you have a positive attitude. Start your assessments super early, therefore you're not panicking at the last minute to get everything done. Form study groups so you can share information with your peers. Remember to have a social life outside of university, you can very easily get caught up in the study and lose friendships out side and learn to love coffee; it will be your best friend.

Completed in 2018

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