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India Cartwright (2008-15) has been nominated and shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Now in her final year, she is the first Edge Hill undergraduate to reach the final three of the British Journal of Midwifery - ‘Student Midwife of the Year’. The winner will be announced on February 13th at The Queens Hotel in Leeds.

India was put forward by Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead, Caroline Myerscough, for her hard work and commitment to her course. India, who has dyslexia, has flourished in her studies. She was nominated for her exceptional achievements which included her Academic Achievement Award for the Faculty of Health last year, her contribution to the Annual International Day of the Midwife Conference and her commitment to supporting the team with recruitment.  In addition, India represented her cohort as student rep and is a committee member of the very successful Midwifery Society.

India said that she was shocked to discover she was nominated but added that she was extremely proud of her achievements and honoured to be nominated.