Common challenges while studying
Studying medicine can be a challenging time for the average student. However there are some who face additional hurdles such as studying with dyslexia or being responsible for dependents.
We believe these and any similar issues, should not become barriers to pursusing a career in medicine. Read our guidance below on some of the more common challenges often faced during studying.
Studying with dependents
The following guidelines should be considered when dealing with medical students with dependents and when compiling a relevant framework.
Studying with dyslexia
It is important that dyslexia does not create a barrier to becoming a doctor. These difficulties can be overcome with appropriate support and advice highlighted in this guidance.
Being tested for BBV
As a medical student, you may be asked by your medical school to undergo testing for blood borne viruses (BBV) and TB. This short guidance helps to explain why you may be asked, how to respond and the possible consequences of the results.
Studying with a disability
Find out what reasonable adjustments you can expect to assist you through your medical course and once you have qualified.