Graduate year experiences
What is it like finishing your degree and starting your career with a graduate year in a health provider? Our graduate students share there experiences and updates of their first year of nursing.
"To say my grad year has been a challenge, would be an understatement, but the learning and growth opportunity has been something I couldn’t have even scripted."
Jahred - Bachelor of Nursing graduate
"It’s official!! My grad year is now complete. I have just completed my final rotation as a registered nurse on the Surgical Ward at Moorabbin Hospital."
Hannah - Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) graduate
Thinking of further study?
It’s a big decision to take on further study, especially if you are already in the workplace! So if you’re thinking about how to progress your career, and how graduate study can build upon your skills, find out more from our students and recent graduates as they share their experiences – both good and bad, and provide you some tips on making it work for you.
Career pathways ...
In this series, we ask our graduates to tell us about their current positions and how they got there, as well as their future plans. Routes in to, and through nursing and midwifery are as diverse as the people within the professions, so you may well be surprised by some of the answers!
Hollie - Lecturer and emergency nurse View
Courtney - Clinical support midwife View
Paras - Clinical midwife specialist View
Our graduating students share what inspired them to study nursing and midwifery and their experiences of studying at Monash and the opportunities that was open to them. They also discuss what are their future aspirations and plans for their graduate years.
Francisca, an international student studying her final year of nursing reflects on her time studying and her hopes to be a theatre nurse in the future.
Jaspreet graduated from the Bachelor of Nursing in 2022, and for her graduate position is working in a public hospital where she will spend the first six months in the ED.