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Study Nursing at our Havering campus: Harold Wood, Romford, Essex

Serving our NHS partners in Essex, the London South Bank University campus in Havering is well equipped to train the county's nursing students

We currently have just under 700 Nursing students taking the three-year full-time BSc (Hons) degree courses in Adult Nursing and Mental Health Nursing at our Havering campus, Harold Wood in Romford. Also, our Continuing Professional and Personal Development (CPPD) portfolio includes a range of courses, modules, study days and bespoke projects that meet the needs of NHS service colleagues as well as courses for Bands 1–4.

Virtual tour

Take a tour of the Havering campus.

Havering campus tour


At Havering there are three nursing skills laboratories, plus modern teaching rooms as well as an IT suite, a café, a large library and a student common room. The nursing skills laboratories are set up to replicate hospital wards, students use them to learn new nursing skills and practice in a safe, supervised environment prior to learning in a practice placement.


The campus environment here is designed to be friendly, warm and welcoming. Classes are small and the campus has a tight knit community, which enables students to make friends and socialise with each other. Students have easy access both to academic and support staff.


Within the laboratories a simulator mannequin is used known as SimMan. This computer controlled mannequin can be programmed with various clinical conditions, and is operated by computer in real-time which enables it to respond to the students' actions. SimMan can be male or female and breathes, has a pulse, blinks, sweats, and can speak and groan in pain.

Read more about the way students practice on SimMan and the value of using SimMan before students go out on placement.

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