From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester

Simone Malekar is a first-year student studying Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology. We asked if she would share her thoughts on her course, Manchester and her journey thus far. Here’s what she had to say… First of all, studying a joint honours subject, my schedule keeps me pretty busy, but it’s a unique one as Cognitive Neuroscience … More From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester

How to make the most of your Genetics degree

Making the decision to leave home to go and study at a university in a different country isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. However, with over 7000 international students currently studying at undergraduate level at the University of Manchester, there arguably isn’t a better university in the UK for overseas students to come … More How to make the most of your Genetics degree

From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Seyi Rotimi is a Senior Clinical Pharmacist working in integrated and community services, as well as with crisis response and discharge to access teams around North Manchester. Here we take a look at her progression from Pharmacy student, right through to being nominated for awards and working at management level in the job she had … More From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Week in the life of a 4th year Pharmacy student

Fourth year Pharmacy student, Nita Shabrina may only be a few months in to her final year as an undergraduate at the University of Manchester, but the end is already in sight. With exams, placements, lectures and presentations all playing a part in her jam packed week, it’s testament to Nita that she find time … More Week in the life of a 4th year Pharmacy student

Samantha’s Story: A Midwife’s Tale

Samantha Emery is a Rotational Midwife. Alongside this role, she is completing her Masters in Clinical Research here at The University of Manchester and works part time as a Research Midwife. In this piece, she gives an honest, heartfelt and extremely helpful insight into what it’s like studying and working as a midwife… I started … More Samantha’s Story: A Midwife’s Tale

A typical day on placement as a third-year Dental student

The step-up from second year to third comes with it’s fair share of challenges, but Dentistry student, Ayoola Bode has taken it in her stride. Here, she walks us through a day (or half) in the shoes of third-year Dental student on placement and the busy, early morning schedule. Although third year has only just … More A typical day on placement as a third-year Dental student