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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Apprenticeship route: A new way to study podiatry

Up until last year the only way to study podiatry was to go to university and study a BSc (Hons) or pre-registration MSc degree (click here for further information).  Because of the Governments’ enthusiasm for apprenticeships we have an opportunity to offer an additional route of study. This is a great for those who need […]

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#ISeeTheDifference

A campaign raising the profile of careers in podiatry The College of Podiatry has launched a new campaign #ISeeTheDiffernce to recruit the next generation of podiatrists.  Teaming up with other small allied health professions to highlight the unique benefits of a career as a healthcare specialist. Through this campaign we’re hoping to tell as many […]

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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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Your Biology Qualification – One Great Route to Employment, Career and Love

Career choices

Choosing What to do With Your Biology Qualification A biology qualification can be the key to lots of different exciting opportunities. If you’ve just received your exam results and you’re now the proud owner of a biology qualification, first of all congratulations, and secondly do you know what you are going to do with it? […]

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From Shoulder Pads to a Successful City Centre Clinic

Louise Reaney portrait

In this third blog in our series “What I did with my podiatry degree” podiatrist Louise Reaney tells us how she thought she wanted the glamour of power suits with shoulder pads but found her true vocation as a podiatrist.  After over 20 years in the profession Louise is still just as enthusiastic about her career choice. […]

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Diabetes, Dominica and Diving!

Anna and the Priamary Care team

Golden Ticket Opportunities There are many opportunities available once you have completed your Podiatry degree.  Podiatry really is a golden ticket career.  In this second blog in our series “What I did with my podiatry degree”  podiatrist Anna Evans tells her story of how she came to work with the International Diabetes Association teaching foot […]

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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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