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Welcome to Bright Journals

Bright Journals puts young people in touch with mentors who can help them with their education and career options.

As well as ementoring support, the website provides loads of fun and fascinating resources about university, careers, money and much more.

There are also activities and quizzes to help you build skills for your future.

Get a Mentor

Making decisions about your future can be daunting.

A mentor has been in your shoes, so they can share their experiences and help you explore your options.

Having an online mentor means you’ll be able to contact them at a time and place that suits you!

Find out more...

Become a Mentor

Ementoring is a flexible way to volunteer.

By sharing your experience, you can support someone else to grow in confidence and make the right choices for their future.

All you need is an online connection.

Find out more...

latest news & articles

New nursing apprenticeships start in 2017
Dec 01, 2016

From September 2017, aspiring nurses will be able to train on-the-job while earning a wage.

Getting experience for the healthcare sector
Nov 27, 2015

The healthcare sector exciting, ever-changing – and very competitive. Find out how to stand out to universities and employers.

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Who's behind the site?

This website is run by Brightside, a national education charity.

Knowledge bank

The essential guide to education, careers and student life.

Becoming a doctor

Studying dentistry

Life as a medical student: Orthopaedics placements and OSCE exams

Key skills for dental care

Life as a medical student: Clinical demonstrations

Life as a medical student: Second year

Career profile: Health visitor (Public health nurse)

Life as a dental student

Life as a medical student: Patient encounters

Life as a pre-medical student: Freshers' week

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