A typical week on placement as a child nursing student

From treating different patients with varying illnesses to learning how to use specialised equipment, your time on placement as a student nurse is invaluable. Khadija Khatun is a third year Children’s Nursing student who has experienced a number of placements since starting at The University of Manchester in 2016. Currently undertaking a summer placement, Khadija … More A typical week on placement as a child nursing student

Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training

The Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training (PIAT) Summer School is designed for distance-learning students to get together, make valuable contacts in the industry and meet their fellow peers when they otherwise might not have had the opportunity.  This year’s event was held at Manchester’s Macdonald Hotel and during the course of the day, which featured informative sessions by … More Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training

How the University of Manchester helped me to continue my Audiology adventure

Moving from your home country to study a master’s is a daunting prospect for every international student that embarks on their Manchester experience. However, for Nigerian Audiology graduate, Awajimijana Allison Otana, there was the added pressure of following in his Father’s footsteps… Before coming to Manchester for the MSc Audiology programme, I had completed a … More How the University of Manchester helped me to continue my Audiology adventure

Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

After finishing his Psychology degree at the University of Liverpool in July 2018, Myles Chadwick was unsure of what to do next: he wanted to stay in education but knew that embarking on a master’s would be a massive commitment. Nevertheless, after looking at a variety of options, being a Russell Group university situated in … More Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

MA Social Work: Skills Preparation and Placements

In our short series on MA Social Work, we have covered everything from what it’s like to study from an international student’s perspective to the kinds of student support you’ll receive and even the University of Manchester’s reputation as a whole. Katherine Almond is about to enter her second and final year: in our fourth … More MA Social Work: Skills Preparation and Placements