My psychology journey: Part 1 – Undergraduate degree and first full time job

Abigail Kay is currently a student on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. To get to this point, Abigail has completed both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree at Manchester in Psychology and Forensic Psychology and Mental Health respectively, and has undertaken a number of jobs in the field. In this … More My psychology journey: Part 1 – Undergraduate degree and first full time job

Reaching for new horizons on the A*STAR PhD programme

Adrián Magaz is a bioengineer by training, originally from Spain, and a postgraduate research student on the A*STAR PhD programme. This is a split-site programme that enables students to spend two years each in Singapore and Manchester. Below, he discusses his PhD experience in depth, from working in the labs here in Manchester to collaborating … More Reaching for new horizons on the A*STAR PhD programme

Expanding my worldview on the A*STAR PhD programme

Edward Pallister is a postgraduate research student from Redcar who is on the A*STAR PhD programme, which enables students to spend two years each in Singapore and Manchester. For those interested in the A*STAR PhD programme then look no further, as below, Edward provides a detailed account of how he’s found his A*STAR experience so … More Expanding my worldview on the A*STAR PhD programme

Do You See Me?: A Black History Month Panel

Black Pharmacists Collective (BPC) in collaboration with The University of Bradford are hosting a panel discussion with a range of Healthcare Professionals. This event is being held on Wednesday 28th October 2020 from 6-8pm and it is open to any Black healthcare students and young, early career professionals. FREE TICKETS are available HERE. The Black … More Do You See Me?: A Black History Month Panel

Forging a career in orthodontics thanks to master’s degree from UoM

Layan Mehyar is a graduate from the MSc Orthodontics programme at The University of Manchester. Layan is originally from Jordan and has returned home since graduating from Manchester to work as an Assistant Professor in a dental school. Manchester will always have a special place in her heart though, and below she discusses everything from … More Forging a career in orthodontics thanks to master’s degree from UoM

Life as an international Biotechnology and Enterprise student

Junwei Ji is a graduate from the The University of Manchester’s MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise. Junwei made the big decision to move away from home in China in the hope of expanding his knowledge base and furthering his career. Here, he discusses everything from how he found the master’s degree to life as an … More Life as an international Biotechnology and Enterprise student

Expanding my professional skillset on the MRC DTP

Jason Chu is a postgraduate research student from Glasgow who is on the Medical Research Council (MRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) programme, working on a project on in-vivo imaging of macrophage behaviour in wound healing. Here, he talks about his experiences of the programme, the University and the city of Manchester… Why I chose the … More Expanding my professional skillset on the MRC DTP

Advancing my mental health research on the MRC DTP

Nadine Mirza is a postgraduate research student on the Medical Research Council (MRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) programme, developing and evaluating a toolkit to improve the diagnosis of dementia in memory clinics for the British Urdu-speaking population. Here, she talks what it has been like so far… Why I chose the MRC DTP I was … More Advancing my mental health research on the MRC DTP

Balancing work and study on the Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance MSc

Eric Chau is an Aseptic Services Manager at a hospital pharmacy who is studying on the MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance course at Manchester. Here, discusses how he’s found the course and considers how it has benefitted his career… Since I became an Aseptic Services Manager, I have wanted to build on my knowledge … More Balancing work and study on the Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance MSc