Scholarship Series: Laura Smith – Duathlon and Dentistry

In the latest instalment of our scholarship series, where the best athletic talents within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester are showcased, we caught up with Dentistry student and elite Duathlete, Laura Smith… I definitely don’t fit into the cliché Dental student that ‘always wanted to pursue a career in … More Scholarship Series: Laura Smith – Duathlon and Dentistry

Meet the professionals: Community nursing and hospital nursing

Continuing our Meet the Professionals series, we recently caught up with two BNurs Adult Nursing alumni to see how they are getting on with their careers since graduating. Both alumni have taken varied routes since graduation, with Jenny working on and A and E unit in London and Hannah working as a District Community Nurse … More Meet the professionals: Community nursing and hospital nursing

A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

In July 2019, Emily Christopher graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology and had secured a place on the University’s Masters in Public Health programme. However, before starting her postgraduate degree, she took a trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to volunteer on a public health programme. Read all about her … More A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

Meet the Professionals: Postgraduate practice and prescribing

Continuing our Meet the Professionals series, we recently attended the alumni event arranged for our graduates from nursing courses here at Manchester and met some truly incredible people. After more than 30 years in nursing, Marie Holder retired in December of 2018 and even now, she still spends her time helping others, whether that be … More Meet the Professionals: Postgraduate practice and prescribing

Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

This week’s professional is Jacob Rosamund. Jacob graduated from the BNurs in Adult Nursing in 2017 and has since gone on to work in an acute oncology ward, work as a tissue viability nurse (TVN), and become a sign-off mentor for other student nurses. Have a read of what aspects of the course he found … More Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within pharmacy

There is a misconception that all pharmacy students go into community pharmacy after graduating and that if you want to do anything different, then you may as well pick another degree. Here to dispell that myth are two pharmacy graduates who have gone on to do two completely different jobs, both unrelated to community pharmacy…  … More Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within pharmacy