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Courage, confidence, compassion, selflessness and integrity are all traits you might use to describe someone who is a superhero. However, unlike the one you might be imagining in your head right now, our heroes don’t wear capes. These are our nursing students’ stories. Ordinary folk just like you or me, but with the ambition to qualify as a registered nurse to serve their local community.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to become a Nurse, we want to hear from you.

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We have courses to suit all levels of experience to help develop you into a health care professional who can make a real difference.

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Outstanding facilities available at teaching sites in Chester, Crewe, Warrington and Wirral.

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Sheryl Jordan

Current Student

BN (Hons) Nursing - Mental Health, Warrington

Warrington is lovely; the lecturers are approachable and supportive.

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Aimee Connolly


Return to Nursing (RTP), Leighton Hospital, Crewe

I found doing the Return to Practice (RTP) course at Leighton Hospital a straightforward, supportive and rewarding experience.

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Eva Murphy


BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Wirral

I love helping others and making a real difference to people’s lives.

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John Dobinson


BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Wirral

I think everyone has some sort of story that motivates them to want to do something positive with their life.

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Chat to a current student and find out what it is really like to study Nursing at the University of Chester.

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Sandy Mobley


BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Leighton Hospital, Crewe

For ten years I worked in a nursing home and, although I loved my job, I felt that I was stuck in a rut.

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Rose James

Current Student

BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Wirral

What I love most about my course are the placements. I really feel that learning on the job is the best way to learn as you are seeing what it is really like first hand.

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Natalie Hanaghan


BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Wirral

Every new module or placement never fails to wow me and has taught me to set aside all preconceptions and judgments.

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Rachel Hodges


BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Leighton Hospital, Crewe

It’s never too late to fulfil your dreams!

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Joseph Perrin


BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Leighton Hospital, Crewe

My inspiration to become a nurse came from a desire to improve and assist in saving people's lives.

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Yasmin Woodward


BN (Hons) Adult Nursing, Leighton Hostpital, Crewe

The support you get at Leighton is brilliant. Because the cohorts are small, this enables a more personalised experience where students and lecturers know each other by name.

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Gabrielle Hine

BN (Hons) Children's Nursing, Macclesfield Hospital

I never thought I would experience such variety in a placement! Every day is completely different to the last.

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