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Degree apprenticeship in podiatry

From an apprenticeship in dental nursing to a degree apprenticeship in podiatry “My name is Shona Wesley, I am 19 years old and studying podiatry at the University of Huddersfield through the new degree apprenticeship programme with East Lancashire Hospitals Trust. When I first left school, I wasn’t fully sure what career path I was […]

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My experience as an apprentice so far…

Different ways to study podiatry… Some universities are now offering a new route of study for podiatry.  The degree apprenticeship!  Same course content just a different way of achieving that end result – HCPC registered Podiatrist! Natasha Bassett tells her story of how she became one of the first people to enrol as an apprentice […]

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Sports injuries – What role does the podiatrist play?

Kick-start your career in podiatry today! Sports injuries are a specialist field within the Podiatry profession.  It is representative of the diverse, varied and exciting career that podiatry can offer. The College of Podiatry has recently launched a new campaign to promote podiatry in sports with Trevor Prior, a sports podiatrist and podiatric surgeon.   […]

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Shadowing fuelled my ambition to be a podiatrist

We know that a vast majority of students come into podiatry because they’ve had some sort of experience of the profession.  This may be because they’ve had treatment themselves or a family member or friend has received treatment.  This is exactly what happened to Freya who has now just started studying podiatry in Cardiff. As […]

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I was a patient – now I’m a podiatrist!

From Patient to Podiatrist A lot of students decide to study podiatry because they’ve been a patient themselves or a friend or family member has received treatment.   It was his experience of patient care by a podiatrist that made Sacha decide to train as a podiatrist at the University of East London.  Having just […]

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Podiatry Students Descend on Liverpool!

Building Bridges in Liverpool So here we are at the 2017 College of Podiatry annual conference and today we saw podiatrists and podiatry students descend on Liverpool in vast numbers!  The ACC in Liverpool is a fantastic conference venue and there was certainly an energetic buzz about the place this morning. Students from the 13 […]

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Cardiff – The place I chose to #studypodiatry

Natalie and her pod squad off for a coffee

Cardiff Student Natalie Pitman tells us what she loves about Cardiff and studying podiatry Canton, West Cardiff is now my home. From my front door to Llandaff campus is around a 20 minute walk, or I can get the number 1 bus if the Welsh weather is particularly ghastly! I tend to walk as I […]

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Career change… From Accountancy to Health!

Kate Donegan in clinic

Kate, a graduate from Cardiff tells us how she changed from a career in accountancy to a career in podiatry! After leaving school, I went to Newport University and undertook an Accountancy degree,  not really what I wanted to do but seemed a good career choice at the time!  After finishing the degree I started […]

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Physiotherapy or Podiatry? A tale of two graduates…

Matt Rothwell in Clinic

Graduates Stella Meadows and Stephanie Speight tell us how they both wanted to be physiotherapists but ended up studying podiatry at The University of Huddersfield. Stella’s story “I had originally applied to Huddersfield for the Physiotherapy degree, I was asked to join an open day for Podiatry, having no clue whatsoever what podiatry was all […]

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I went through clearing to get my podiatry degree

Ruby at her graduation

Ruby Yates, UEL podiatry graduate, tells us how she went through UCAS clearing to get her place to study podiatry and what she’s up to now. I had been travelling and working in Greece when I decided I wanted to return to study.  After researching medical courses, I had my heart set on Podiatry, due […]

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