Simulation in Speech & Language Therapy

We recently sat down with the some students and staff from BSc Speech & Language Therapy to discuss the new teaching methods that have been introduced to the curriculum: these range from wider clinical skills sessions and discussions, to acting out real-life scenarios in brand new simulation suites. Here’s what Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow, Emma Ormerod had … More Simulation in Speech & Language Therapy

Becoming a Teacher of the Deaf with the help of a Con Powell Scholarship

The MSc/PGDip Deaf Education course at the Univeristy of Manchester is designed for  both fully trained teachers who are seeking to become teachers of the deaf and for individuals who are looking to expand their research skills. Ryan Brewer, a current student on the course, fits in to the former category and here he gives … More Becoming a Teacher of the Deaf with the help of a Con Powell Scholarship

Stepping things up the second time around

Nursing graduate, Sarah Joliffe came to the University of Manchester after already sampling life as student in Leeds. The decision to undertake another degree in Manchester couldn’t have been an easy one, especially as the degree in question was in Nursing – a notoriously difficulty and challenging course.  Was it worth it? Find out below… When it … More Stepping things up the second time around

Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health is aimed at Psychology undergraduates who want to pursue a career working in a forensic setting. Jo Curry is a recent graduate from the programme – take a look at her breakdown of the course, the University and what it’s like to live in Manchester… When I first read the description for … More Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

Returning to Ghana on a solo humanitarian mission

Hannah Jefferson is a recent Nursing graduate from the University of Manchester who is currently working as an A&E Nurse at a busy hospital in Manchester. As part of her studies at Manchester she conducted a placement in Ghana and became so touched by the Ghanaian people that she made it her aim to return once … More Returning to Ghana on a solo humanitarian mission

Don’t psych yourself out, ‘just go for it!’

Starting her programme in 2016 and having been out of education for over 3 years, Lacey Johnson threw herself into an MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health here at the University of Manchester. Here she talks candidly about having to overcome her own self-doubt and getting her confidence back with the help of the University’s … More Don’t psych yourself out, ‘just go for it!’

Here, there and everywhere: my accommodation experience

For many new and prospective students, finding accommodation is one of the things they’re most nervous about – we get it: it can be scary and stressful to move out on your own for the first time. However, Aliya Ismangil, who graduated from her BSc in Psychology in 2018, is here to give you a … More Here, there and everywhere: my accommodation experience