#150Leaders Podcast Episode 4

23rd February 2021
Episode 4 – Pandemic Placements In this podcast, we are joined by Joy O’Gorman and Simon James from our current #150Leaders cohort. They reflect on their time last year at the height of the pandemic and think back to their very personal decisions to continue with placement, and the implications of the decision. They share […]

#150Leaders Podcast Episode 3

15th February 2021
Episode 3 – journeys of the first cohort with Leanne Patrick #150Leaders alumna Leanne Patrick reflects back on her time on the first cohort of the Student Leadership Programme back in 2017. She shares her experience of the programme, what she learnt and how she’s made the most of the Student Leadership Programme. We reflect […]

#150Leaders Podcast Episode 2

9th February 2021
Episode 2 – thoughts on theory In this podcast, we are joined by Brian Webster and Lucy Spencer from our current #150Leaders cohort. They reflect on their time last year at the height of the pandemic and their decisions to opt for online learning route at their respective universities. They also share some of their […]

Guest blog: experiences on the Healthcare Leadership Academy

8th February 2021
Guest blog by Kieran Robinson I learned about the Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA) through a newsletter sent out by the College of Paramedics. It seemed like a good opportunity to develop my leadership skills and build on my previous experiences, so I went for it, and the next thing I knew I was at the […]

#150Leaders Podcast Episode 1

1st February 2021
Episode 1 – being a student midwife during the pandemic In this podcast, we hear from three of our student midwives on the current #150Leaders cohort: Jemma Hughes, Cardiff University Georgia Parker, University of Bradford Helen Pritchard, Oxford Brookes University They share their experiences of being at university through the pandemic, how they’ve dealt with […]

Out of your comfort zone? Do it anyway!

12th January 2021
Rachael Palmer, #150Leaders alumni and registered nurse, compares her experiences on the #150Leaders with the Healthcare Leadership Academy. My Healthcare Leadership Academy (The HLA) experience started with a Twitter message from another nurse I’d connected with during the #150Leaders Programme. I loved my time with the #150Leaders: it opened my eyes to a world outside […]

Alumna Raluca Vagner appointed to Council Board of Trustees

27th August 2020
We are delighted to announce that Student Leadership Programme alumna Raluca Vagner has been appointed as a trustee of the Council of Deans of Health. Raluca participated in the first cohort of the Student Leadership Programme in 2017, and in that time has gone on to graduate from Oxford Brookes University with a distinction and […]

Rollercoaster Journey! We & Us

3rd July 2020
By Sian Chinwuba, Student Child Nurse, Middlesex University If I am being honest, so much has happened ever since covid-19. One thing I know for sure is that I am grateful for this opportunity to be a part of the Student Leadership Programme. I never imagined myself an actual leader because I did not quite […]

Pride in 2020

24th June 2020
By Aalijah Buttimer, Student Adult Nurse, University of Southampton 2020 is a year we will never forget, and the usual pride festivities held around June each year in honour of the 1969 Stonewall Inn riots have been cancelled. I would like to invite you to join me in reflecting on my experiences in higher education […]

Inclusive Leadership: not for the few, not even for the many, but for all

19th May 2020
By Joy O’Gorman, Student Adult Nurse, University of Plymouth. Our cohort welcome conference, hosted by the Council of Deans 150 Leaders programme, exceeded my expectations. Pre-conceptions and nagging self-doubt did not stand a chance and were certainly not catching a free ride in my suitcase on the way home. ‘Value your difference and think of […]