Dr Kathleen Leedham-Green discusses our School of Medicine’s recent transformation in academic support.
The problem: some students working hard without reaping the rewards
Our medical students generally work extremely hard, so why were some flourishing, while others were struggling with the academic load or even failing their assessments despite putting in the effort?
In the words of one of our students:
“I’ve worked so hard. I’m exhausted. I’m a straight A* student. I can’t believe I’ve failed”