There are a number of professional resources available to RCN student members. Some of them are in PDF format. See how to access PDF files.
- New RCN student finance guide (PDF 5.21MB)
The RCN has launched a new interactive finance guide for nursing students. Moneysmart provides advice on bursaries, budgeting, benefits and housing as well as top tips on how to make your money go further.
- Supporting students
This area discusses the many types of support for you as students eg access to representation, articles which give you good advice on a range of topics, some Q and A papers. If you have anything you believe would be good to share with other students to help them then please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Interactive student reading list (PDF 646KB)
Key publications for students on topics such as practice placements, advice on using the internet and the NHS KSF framework.
- Library services
One of the largest specialist nursing libraries in the world.
Download student specific titles free.
- Scholarships and awards
There are awards and scholarships available for RCN members. There are varying criteria to be met for each award so do have a look and see if any of them fit your needs.
- Educare (PDF 145KB)
The RCN and Educare have developed educational support materials for vulnerable adults. The RCN have secured a discounted rate for RCN members and there will be an opportunity for participating members to evaluate the training programme.
- Transitioning from student to staff nurse, from best-selling author and former RCN student committee member Bethann Siviter.
- Word of advice on police cautions
Chris Cox, RCN Head of Legal Services, gives some advice on the potential problem with accepting a police caution.