Practice-based learning (placement) can be a stressful, but amazing time. There can be a lot of pressure to achieve and be the best but at the end of the day we’re only students and here to learn! Here are a few tips I’ve learnt from my practice-based learning (B placement) to help things run a little more smoothly and spend more time enjoying than stressing!
Jean Langford is in her first year studying Dietetics after a career change. She shares how volunteering has helped her to understand more about being a Dietitian and working with other healthcare professionals.
Student Rep, Ellen Morgan, gives us her top five revision tips for Dietitians studying for those all-important exams!
Ellen Morgan is a Dietetics student at University of Plymouth and has been elected as the BDA Student Rep for 2022/23. We asked her a few questions around why she applied for the role and how she hopes to champion the voice of Dietetic students in the next year.
Find out what it's like being a volunteer in the Critical Care Group (CCSG) with this blog post from Lucy Walton, who is currently a student member of the CCSG.
MSc Dietetics student, Caoimhe Lennon gives us an insight into her experiences on B placement.
Dietetic student Kyle Kennedy discusses binge drinking among students, how alcohol affects the body and how to spot the signs of alcohol misuse.
Studying Dietetics is incredibly rewarding, diverse and no day is ever the same. Student Rep Reema Rabheru asked fellow students the reason they most enjoy being a Dietetic student.
Third year dietetic student Zunaira Awais shares her mental health struggles during placement and how she prioritised her wellbeing - as well as sharing tips for those on placement.
In her thirties, Anna Costain decided that a marketing career wasn't for her and took the plunge to study dietetics. In this blog she explains what it's like to take on dietetics at a later stage in life.
Coventry University will begin delivery of the first ever dietetic degree apprenticeship programme this month, after the BDA approved accreditation for the course.
Reema Rabheru, a final year Master's student from King's College London, has been elected as the new Student Rep for 2021/22 by fellow dietetic students after a record nine BDA student members applied for the role.
A successful intervention into her crippling IBS was the trigger that led Judith Bamford to leave her high-flying PR career to start all over again in dietetics.
Chloe Adams calls on all our members to see how they can provide practice-based learning opportunities for student dietitians
Student Rían Joyce helped set up a local initiative to help vulnerable people in her community