Holsitic without hand-holding: a well-rounded approach to Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry

Dr. Alexandra Davies is an Aesthetic and Restorative Dentist currently practising in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. She graduated from Pécs University, Hungary in 2013 and has since attended Tipton Training courses in Restorative and Operative Dentistry, become an Invisalign Go Provider and qualified in Facial Aesthetics. Now in the last year of her MSc in Aesthetic and … More Holsitic without hand-holding: a well-rounded approach to Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry

Chronically Persistent: Surviving Postgraduate Study with a Chronic Illness

It is estimated that roughly 7% of 18-23 year olds are currently living with a chronic illness. Msc Neuroscience student, Jasmine Belfiore, falls in to that 7% as a sufferer of Lupus but she’s determined not to let it deter her from succeeding in her master’s. Here, Jasmine provides some words of advice for anyone else who … More Chronically Persistent: Surviving Postgraduate Study with a Chronic Illness

My placement year in an Indonesian wildlife centre

The prospect of a year in industry is something that is often a deal breaker when it comes to course selection for prospective students. Claudia Dyer is a third year student on our Biology with Industrial Experience course and she’s currently halfway through her placement. Whilst some students decide to stay in the UK, Claudia … More My placement year in an Indonesian wildlife centre

Tips for postgraduate students at a new university

Many students choose to move to a different university for postgraduate study. This can be for a variety of reasons ranging from wanting to study at a university with a higher ranking, to simply wanting to discover a new place. Whatever the reason, there are both positives and negatives to starting again somewhere new. MSc … More Tips for postgraduate students at a new university

Making all the right decisions for myself with the support of MAP

The Manchester Access programme (MAP) is a widening participation scheme at the University of Manchester designed to inspire those from underprivileged backgrounds in Greater Manchester to consider higher education. Essentially, it helps to create a level playing field for all teenagers when it comes to applying to university, regardless of their background. One person who has … More Making all the right decisions for myself with the support of MAP

Simulation in Speech & Language Therapy

We recently sat down with the some students and staff from BSc Speech & Language Therapy to discuss the new teaching methods that have been introduced to the curriculum: these range from wider clinical skills sessions and discussions, to acting out real-life scenarios in brand new simulation suites. Here’s what Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow, Emma Ormerod had … More Simulation in Speech & Language Therapy

Becoming a Teacher of the Deaf with the help of a Con Powell Scholarship

The MSc/PGDip Deaf Education course at the Univeristy of Manchester is designed for  both fully trained teachers who are seeking to become teachers of the deaf and for individuals who are looking to expand their research skills. Ryan Brewer, a current student on the course, fits in to the former category and here he gives … More Becoming a Teacher of the Deaf with the help of a Con Powell Scholarship