MSc Science Communication student, Ben Harris, is at the halfway point in his journey to completing his postgraduate degree 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 in helping him find that. Ben’s passion … More Love science but don’t want to be a scientist? Science communication might be for you.
Second year student, Lara Higham, takes us through a typical day as a Biology with Science and Society student at the University of Manchester. Look out for lunch time tips and Louis Theroux documentaries in the midst of 8 hours of work across a number of different modules. 7am: My alarm goes off, I wake up, I … More A day in the life of a Biology with Science and Society student
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
Nia Faulder graduated from BSc (Hons) Microbiology 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 … More A career centered around overcoming personal challenges and setbacks. Nia Faulder’s story
MBChB Medicine Student, Tahmeena Amin, is halfway through her first year at the University of 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 … More What to expect from a Medicine Offer Holder day
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