The University of Manchester Dental School offers the opportunity for year 4 students to take part in an exchange trip during their summer break. Here, Dentistry students Aneta Korobczuk and Jenny Russ describe their trip to Tokyo and Niigata, Japan. This summer, as fourth year students, we travelled to the Nippon Dental University in Japan for … More A Japanese exchange in the name of Dentistry
Regardless of how old you are or how long you’ve been in your job for, making the decision to have a career change is a courageous one. This is especially the case when the career you want to pursue is in nursing. In addition to courage, you need to be dedicated, patient, willing to put … More Changing career with the help of Manchester
Are you a first-year pharmacy student at the University of Manchester? If yes is the answer, then you are at the right place! Starting a new chapter of your life at University can be a daunting proposition, but after being accepted to study Pharmacy you should feel proud and excited. MPharm graduate, Hadeeqa Bibi is … More My advice to Pharmacy freshers
The Msc Specialist Practice (Cancer) course at Manchester aims to help health professionals further their knowledge and practical skills in relation to oncology. David Wright is a student on the course and here, he tells us a bit about his career in oncology and haematology so far and also gives us an insight to what … More Forging a career in oncology
The majority of people who go to university have some sort of idea of what job they want at the end of it. These people might have dreamed about a certain career since they were very young or they might have only just figured it out. Either way, university is supposed to help aspirational individuals … More Be open to change – not everything is set in stone
Despite travelling overseas and in to two different continents as part of his medical elective, Prakhar Srivastava just couldn’t turn down another opportunity to sample medicine in a foreign country. Sandwiched in between his trips to Australia and the USA, Prakhar ventured to the University of Valencia for a six day residential course. Find out … More Never turn down an opportunity to study abroad
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 2 – Maine, USA
Not many people get two stabs at being a student and to some people the thought of putting yourself through two degrees isn’t an appealing one. However, for Thomas Fathers, the opportunity to become a medical professional was one too good to turn down. Thomas has recently graduated from the PGDip Physician Associate Studies course … More The Physician Associate will see you now… The what?