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Ashleigh's Clearing story

Adult Nursing student Ashleigh Lewis joined the University through Clearing. Nursing was something she had always admired and wanted to be a part of, to be able to enhance patients lives in their time of need.


Ashleigh Lewis

Why did you choose to study Nursing at USW?

“I’ve always wanted to help others and go the extra mile wherever possible. That’s why I chose to study nursing, as it’s a career I’ve admired and wanted to be a part of, as I believe and hope that I’ll be able to make a difference. Nursing is such a satisfying role as we have the privilege and opportunity to enhance patients’ lives during their times of need".

What was it like applying through Clearing?

"My experience of applying through clearing and starting my degree was second to none. I studied with the open university previously so, the application process was very last minute. The university was helpful, and the process of paperwork and enrolment was done promptly".

What tips do you have for people who want to find a course in Clearing?

"When researching a University course, it’s important to think about your future career goals early on. Starting university is your time to flourish, expand, and grow. Most of all, enjoy every second of the journey as the years will go by so fast".

What advice would you give to those who want to start University?

"My advice to anyone thinking of going to university would be to just go for it. You have nothing to lose and lots to gain.”