Love science but don’t want to be a scientist? Science communication might be for you

Ben Harris is at the halfway point in his journey to completing his postgraduate degree in Science Communication (now known as MSc Science and Health Communication) and is enjoying every minute of it. Ever since completing a BSc in Zoology, Ben has been searching for career inspiration, and the MSc has certainly played a part … More Love science but don’t want to be a scientist? Science communication might be for you

Introducing: ‘Be a Rose’, a charity created by a University of Manchester Pharmacy graduate

After graduating, there are a number of different routes which students often take, ranging from gap years to grad schemes. However, 2013 Pharmacy graduate Christine Mwangi opted to do something completely different. Upon returning home to the United States, Christine put the wheels in motion for the creation of her very own charity, ‘Be a … More Introducing: ‘Be a Rose’, a charity created by a University of Manchester Pharmacy graduate

Overcoming personal challenges and setbacks: Nia’s story

Nia Faulder graduated from theBSc Microbiologycourse in 2008 with a 2:1 after juggling her degree with the responsibility of raising a toddler. Since then, Nia has pursued a career in teaching, had another child and faced a serious physical setback along the way. However, her resilience and dedication to work has seen her carry on … More Overcoming personal challenges and setbacks: Nia’s story

What to expect from a Medicine offer holder day

MBChB Medicine student Tahmeena Amin is halfway through her first year at Manchester and has settled in to life at the University well. Back in April last year, Tahmeena attended a Medicine offer holder day in Manchester, along with numerous other hopeful applicants. Here, she discusses the events of the day, from the anatomy tables … More What to expect from a Medicine offer holder day

Lesson learnt: Never doubt yourself or your work

MSc Health Psychology graduate Sonia Khanom recently took home first prize in a competition looking for the best dissertation within the Division of Psychology and Mental Health. Sonia received funding to go and present her dissertation, “The views and experiences of people with lived experience of depression talking about lifestyle change with healthcare professionals: A … More Lesson learnt: Never doubt yourself or your work