James Ashcroft is an MBChB medicine alumni who certainly excelled during his time at The University of Manchester. As part of the Advanced Personal Excellence Pathway, he had a paper published and got the chance to study at Harvard Medical School. Now, he’s on the Academic Foundation Programme at Imperial College London, a path that newly … More What is it like to experience three of the best universities in the world?
Hello, my name is Ellissia and I am a Speech and Language Therapy student studying at the University of Manchester. I hope this blog lets you know a bit about the profession, why I love it and my aspirations for the future! What is Speech and Language Therapy? When asked what I’m studying at university … More Speech and Language Therapy: The lowdown
Travelling the world is something that’s most graduates dream of doing at some point in their lives. For those lucky few who get to do it, they often have to sacrifice possible work commitments to through with it. However, not all… Here, MSc Genomic Medicine graduate, Bradley Horn, talks us through his life in genomic medicine … More How my MSc in Genomic Medicine has enabled me to travel the world!
From being a student in Manchester, to travelling around the world making documentaries with the likes of the BBC, Zoology graduate, Peter Fison has seen it all. Here, he talks us through how he got his big break in natural history television, the less glamorous side of film-making and how Manchester’s football teams helped him to … More UoM to the BBC
Second year Biotechnology student, Bhumiben Shukla, has recently come back from Australia after completing a semester at the University of Sydney. Although the reason for her trip down under was mainly academic, Bhumi took advantage of what could be a once in a life time trip by exploring oz, from The Gold Coast to Whitehaven … More The University of Manchester meets the University of Sydney
Mental health is currently a hot topic of discussion on social media, however, with thousands of people still struggling to talk about their issues, it continues to be a massive problem in the UK and around the world. The University of Manchester offers a postgraduate degree in Advanced Practice Interventions for Mental Health and in … More Mental health matters
Unsure as to what specific area of Biosciences you want to build your career around? Luckily, as Lauren Goodfellow describes here, the University of Manchester offers it’s students a universal first year for all Biosciences degree programmes. This allows students to weigh up their options for a year before deciding what area to focus their … More How the biosciences universal first year helped to shape my future
First year Speech and Language Therapy student and dance fanatic, Holly Mellett, has well and truly dispelled the myth that first year students do nothing. From Jazz and Ballet class on a Monday evening to dissection sessions on a Thursday, it’s fair to say that the life of an SLT student doesn’t have to be … More A week in the life of a Speech and Language Therapy student
Last week, first year Medical student Tahmeena Amin talked us through the first part of a typical week in her life. This week, she takes us through the second part! Thursday This morning I had my final clinical placement of the first year of medical school! Time really does fly! The placement was at the … More A week in the life of a medic. Thursday – Sunday