Why graduation didn’t call time on my Manchester journey

Upon completing his Optometry master’s in 2016, Joseph Ong probably didn’t expect to still be at the University of Manchester two years later working as a Research Optometrist. However, it just so happened that certain opportunities arose and he took them with both hands. As he prepares to leave his position at the University to … More Why graduation didn’t call time on my Manchester journey

Costa Rica: Tropical Ecosystems Field Course – Week two

The opportunity to travel abroad is something that is available on many courses within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and Zoology is no different. The Costa Rica Field Course is available to all second year Zoology students at the University and is a trip not to be missed. The chance to visit various … More Costa Rica: Tropical Ecosystems Field Course – Week two

Costa Rica: Tropical Ecosystems Field Course – Week one

The opportunity to travel abroad is something that is available on many courses within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and Zoology is no different. The Costa Rica Field Course is available to all second year Zoology students at the University and is a trip not to be missed. The chance to visit various … More Costa Rica: Tropical Ecosystems Field Course – Week one

My medical elective: Part 1 – Melbourne, Australia

The medical elective. It’s been around in British medical curricula since the 1970s and has been a great source of adventure for many a medical student. Whilst the GMC do not have specific criteria for what must be accomplished during a medical elective, students can pursue anything from clinical placements to volunteering, with many choosing … More My medical elective: Part 1 – Melbourne, Australia

Without my UOM mentors, I wouldn’t be where I am today

Sheena talks us through her amazing journey from graduating as a nurse, juggling full time work with a MClin and how she secured a prestigious PhD opportunity in Hong Kong. All of Sheena’s hard work has paid off and now, as she looks towards her exciting future, she still takes time to give thanks to … More Without my UOM mentors, I wouldn’t be where I am today