In Iloilo, families are responsible for washing and feeding patients, leaving you to undertake more crucial tasks. A favourite with previous students has been working in the animal bites clinic, where you'll have the chance to witness the treatment of rabies, one of many unfamiliar diseases you'll encounter on your nursing elective. After leaving work for the day, why not experience being 'cooked alive’ in a Kawa hot bath, or maybe even go whale watching off the coast of Cebu. Read what our students think below! 


Ella Harris

University of Manchester 2023

Nursing, The Philippines Iloilo

"I quickly found my feet and made friends in the house - don’t worry if you’re going alone, everyone is in the same boat and are so friendly and welcoming you won’t be bored for a second."

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