A career in deaf education: Rory’s story

Rory McDonnell has spent 30 years working as a Teacher of the Deaf after completing his degree at Manchester in 1991. He is currently the Team Leader for the Royal Greenwich Sensory Service, co-chair of the NATSIP Reference Group, and Chair of the Sensory Teachers Apprenticeship Trailblazer. Here, he tells us about his career and the changes … More A career in deaf education: Rory’s story

Making a difference through nursing after my Manchester degree

For BNurs Adult Nursing graduate and lifelong Mancunian Adam Mellor, ensuring the people of Manchester have access to the very best healthcare services has always been his greatest ambition. Here, he talks about studying at Manchester, his job on a busy surgical assessment ward at Stepping Hill Hospital, and what it has been like to … More Making a difference through nursing after my Manchester degree

Why I’m undertaking post-registration training in paediatric audiology

Ben Gillett is an audiologist who is studying on our MSc Advanced Audiology Studies (Paediatric Pathway) course. Here, he talks about his job, why he decided to take the course, and how it has helped both himself and the department he works in. … More Why I’m undertaking post-registration training in paediatric audiology

Gabriel’s journey: from medicine to computer science via psychology

Gabriel Strain has recently completed the MRes Experimental Psychology with Data Science course and is preparing for a postgraduate research programme. Here, he reveals how he went from starting an undergraduate degree in medicine to getting ready to begin a PhD in computer science. … More Gabriel’s journey: from medicine to computer science via psychology

An unconventional internship in speech and language therapy

Marika Lomax is a student on our BSc Speech and Language Therapy course about to go into her second year. Here, she talks about an internship she has just completed with lecturer Dr Kelly Burgoyne. My name is Marika (məɹikə) and I am a speech and language therapy (SLT) student here at Manchester. I have … More An unconventional internship in speech and language therapy

Levelling up my work in non-communicable disease through the MPH course

Ogweno Stephen is a global health enthusiast and author, and a student on the Master of Public Health (MPH) course at Manchester. He is also the founder and CEO of Stowelink, which undertakes innovative community health projects focusing on non-communicable disease (NCD) literacy and access to healthcare. He was recognised as one of the top … More Levelling up my work in non-communicable disease through the MPH course

How the MSc Biotechnology and Enterprise course helped my career

Charlie Badham came to Manchester to study on the MSc Biotechnology and Enterprise course. He now works for live biotherapeutics company 4D Pharma. Here, he talks to us about the course and how it has helped him with his career aspirations. What made you choose your master’s degree in Biotechnology and Enterprise? I was interested … More How the MSc Biotechnology and Enterprise course helped my career