How to pursue a career in data science

The Bioinformatics and Sytems Biology master’s degree at Manchester aims to provide students with a biological background to the data type of genomics, proteomics and metabolomics whilst also developing their computational and analytical understanding in relation to processing biological data. The course also gives students the opportunity to get involved in project work in the … More How to pursue a career in data science

Getting involved with psychology research from year one

At the start of the academic year, students are often swamped with an incredible amount of information from the structure of certain modules to society joining fees to how to get 2-4-1 at the local takeaway.  For Psychology students,  the words ‘seps’ and ‘sona’ may have cropped up and some of you may still be … More Getting involved with psychology research from year one

Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university

Before starting university you may think that you have everything sussed and that it will be an easy ride. Yes, it’s going to be great but there will be bumps in the road and poor decisions are likely to be made at various points. Second-year Pharmacy student, Ose Obayagbona, has been at The University of … More Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university

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

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

Why going into clearing was the best thing that ever happened to me

Psychology graduate, Corah Lewis, was never meant to go to the University of Manchester. It wasn’t until she entered clearing in the summer of 2014 that she ended up on the same path as 40,000 other students but it was a turn of fate that ended up working out incredibly well for her. Read all … More Why going into clearing was the best thing that ever happened to me

Swimming, studying and securing a first: Five years I’ll never forget

Writing assignments to tight deadlines is tough at the best of times, throw in that you’re competing across the world for Team GB as a para-swimmer and things get slightly more difficult. Welcome to the world of Rosie Bancroft, a Zoology graduate from the class of 2019 who managed to juggle her elite level swimming … More Swimming, studying and securing a first: Five years I’ll never forget