When you study nursing, midwifery or social work at Middlesex, you join a community of outstanding graduates having a huge impact across the world. Our alumni go on to work for big-name organisations such as the NHS, set up their own businesses and are proactive in making the world a fairer, healthier and more sustainable place.
We understand you want to make the most of your time at university, but you might also be considering what comes after. Our nursing, midwifery and social work courses are geared towards employability and helping you achieve your career goals, whatever they are. For example, we will help you develop a wide range of essential skills through the support of our academics, who are working at the forefront of industry practice. You’ll have access to cutting edge facilities and work placements to support your growth in areas such as analytical problem solving, teamwork and communicating information, to make you an asset from day one of your career.
Read about some of the aspirational individuals who have turned their career goals into reality since graduating from Middlesex.
Sarah decided she wanted to change her career path after five years of working in office-based roles. In 2009, she began studying midwifery, where she found her love caring for and supporting others.
Sarah spent three years working as a student midwife whilst completing her studies with us. Upon graduation, she became a full-time midwife for the NHS.
Joesphine began studying her masters in social work after deciding she wanted a career change. Whilst studying for her postgraduate qualification, she gained valuable experience as a student support worker for Centrepoint and Haringey Council.
Josephine has highlighted how supportive her lecturers and supervisor were during her time at Middlesex.
Vincent is currently an Acting Deputy Manager at a residential care home. He excelled in leadership and management modules, represented the Student Union, and had his motion approved at an NUS conference. He says his defining career highlight was providing medical assistance at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
"Middlesex University has been instrumental in shaping my career and equipping me with the necessary skills to excel in my role as an acting deputy manager... Middlesex University truly offers a comprehensive education that prepares students for success in the nursing profession."
Motivated by her passion for making positive change, Fatima achieved a distinction in her nursing studies. She has since enjoyed a successful 20-year nursing career, became a health and social care consultant, and values Middlesex's foundation for her career.
“The experience and knowledge gained during my studies at Middlesex University has really helped to solidify my career.... even though at times the course was demanding due to my family, work and studying commitments I had the right support I needed which helped me in completing my course with a distinction.”
Idi Arewa, an inspiring alumna, defied odds to become a lecturer at Middlesex University. With a 1st Class Honours Degree in Adult Nursing, she excelled as a Registered Staff Nurse, embraced teaching during the pandemic, and gained recognition for innovation in recruitment. Her journey embodies resilience, dedication, and impact.
"Middlesex University has been the driving force behind my remarkable journey. From initially being told I didn't have the qualifications to now being a lecturer, Middlesex has transformed my life. The value it has added is unquestionable, and I'm privileged to replicate that for other students. With Middlesex, achievements become limitless."
At Middlesex, we understand the importance of career support for life beyond university. That is why our award-winning career support service, MDX Works, is on hand to help you during and after your studies (for life).
Want to find out more about how we support you with your career? Speak to BSc Nursing (Child) student Jamilah, or MA Social Work student Mariah.
We have lots of stories about how our inspiring graduates built their great careers. You can read all of them on our Alumni Success Stories page.