Nursing and Me: Inspiring Stories from our Alumni

Each year on May 12th, the work of nurses around the world is celebrated as International Nurses Day. For this year’s event, we’ve collected stories from graduates of our nursing courses to see where their degree has taken them and what advice they would offer to other aspiring nurses. Anna Heaton  Registered Nurse at Western Australia … More Nursing and Me: Inspiring Stories from our Alumni

Talking About Mental Health: A Medical Student’s Perspective

This week is Mental Health Awareness week. Here in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, we do a lot of research into mental health and try to challenge preconceptions and devise effective treatment strategies. Anna, a second year medical student, has written a personal account about mental health and the project she is undertaking … More Talking About Mental Health: A Medical Student’s Perspective

A world of science outside the lab: science communication placements

Ellen White is a BSc Biomedical Sciences student who is coming to the end of her ten-month placement at a science communication, marketing and PR agency based in Manchester. Read on to get an insight into a career in science outside of the lab. When I first embarked on my Biomedical Sciences degree, I already knew that … More A world of science outside the lab: science communication placements

Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

First year Pharmacy students Felicia Yew, Jared Loo and Justin Lee recently attended the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association’s 75th Annual Conference. Their idea for a public health campaign won them first prize in the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition. Here, Justin describes their experience. It was last year that Felicia learnt about the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition to plan … More Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student at University: Nafeesa

Nafeesa Khan is a Year 2 student on the BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical day studying on the course. Studying audiology at the University is very exciting. Here, you get the best of both worlds, the one-to-one contact with lecturers at university and then placement during … More A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student at University: Nafeesa

A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student on Placement: Nafeesa

Nafeesa Khan is a Year 2 student on the BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical day on a placement on the course.   8:30am The day begins with me arriving at placement at 8:30am. This gives me time to prepare for the patients and to carry out … More A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student on Placement: Nafeesa