Zoology placement South Africa: my year on (what looks like!) Mars

Jennifer Thomson, Bsc Zoology with Industrial Experience student, is coming towards the end of her placement year in South Africa. Its involved tough working hours, 45 degree heat, and little contact with friends and family back home. On the face of it, Jennifer’s’ placement sounds like an ordeal, however, it’s quite the opposite – she’s dreading coming home! … More Zoology placement South Africa: my year on (what looks like!) Mars

Q and A with Plant Science with Industrial Experience graduate, Joseph Moughan

Joseph Moughan isn’t one for cliches. He doesn’t believe that he was ‘born to be a scientist’ nor does he think he will die one. He has a passion and he’s following it, it’s as simple as that. However, that passion has taken him through a undergraduate degree in Plant Science with Industrial experience at … More Q and A with Plant Science with Industrial Experience graduate, Joseph Moughan

If you don’t know what you want to do yet, don’t panic!

It’s been seven years since Becky Williams graduated from Manchester with a BSc in Developmental Biology with Industrial/Professional experience. Since then, Becky has pursued a PhD, which centred around breast cancer research, before realising that her heart lay with teaching. After becoming her school’s Head of General Science so early on in her career, it’s clear … More If you don’t know what you want to do yet, don’t panic!

A day in the life of a second year Dentistry student

Early starts and late finishes, life as a dentistry student is undeniably tough. Anyone who sets out to complete a dentistry degree soon finds out that you won’t get anywhere without hard work, commitment and desire and Sophia Signorini is displaying these traits in abundance. She’s currently in her second year on the BDS Dentistry … More A day in the life of a second year Dentistry student

What to expect from a medicine interview at the University of Manchester

The interview process for any medical degree can be daunting. For many interviewees, it feels like the most important day of their lives as it’s the first step on the path to becoming a medical professional. Masumah Janah, who has now been a medical student at the University of Manchester for six months, talks us … More What to expect from a medicine interview at the University of Manchester

A week in the life of a fourth year Dentistry student

Aneta Korobczuk is a Year 4 student on the BDS Dentistry course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical week on the course. From spending a whole day at a dental surgery in Wythenshawe to attending self-defence classes, Aneta gets up to a lot!  Monday Independent study in the morning means I can … More A week in the life of a fourth year Dentistry student