Making a difference to young lives: My placement year with City Year

Mojib Ali is a BSc Psychology student who has recently finished his placement year with City Year in Mossfield Primary School. As an aspiring teacher, Mojib sought a placement in a school environment and he managed to achieve that by getting his application in early. Read on to find out why he chose City year, … More Making a difference to young lives: My placement year with City Year

What to expect as a Speech and Language Therapy student at The University of Manchester

If you are a new student about to start Speech and Language Therapy at The University of Manchester, congratulations, you’ve made a great choice! But don’t just take our word for it, take it from final year SLT student, Katie Budgell, who is here to provide all of our new students on the course with … More What to expect as a Speech and Language Therapy student at The University of Manchester

Welcome Week: Cramming everything in is no Small feat!

Edward Small is a 4th-year dental student and a student ambassador for the BDS Dentistry course. Although it’s been a few years since he was a ‘fresher’ back in 2016, Welcome Week is by no means just for first-years. Students from all year groups get involved with helping you settle into the city, your accommodation, … More Welcome Week: Cramming everything in is no Small feat!

Looking back at my MSci and forward to my PhD

MSci Pharmacology graduate, Melanie Seaton, may have just finished a four-year stint at The University of Manchester but she’s already ready to do it all again. Looking ahead to her PhD in Cancer Studies, Melanie explains below why the Pharmacology degree is perfect for students who love lab work and how she’s now following her … More Looking back at my MSci and forward to my PhD

Equity and Merit in FBMH

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health recently attended The University of Manchester’s annual celebration for those graduating from the Equity and Merit Scholarship: an initiative started in 2007 that has since offered financial support to over 255 individuals from Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia. Not only does this help students gain a postgraduate qualification, … More Equity and Merit in FBMH