Distance learning at Manchester: Pharmacy

Full-time employment, family commitments, or even just the notion of taking any extended time off work, often means that further study isn’t always feasible for everyone. Fortunately, at Manchester, our Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT) course offers a flexible way to study pharmacy at postgraduate level. Here’s what one of our students had to say … More Distance learning at Manchester: Pharmacy

Meet the Professionals: Postgraduate practice and prescribing

Continuing our Meet the Professionals series, we recently attended the alumni event arranged for our graduates from nursing courses here at Manchester and met some truly incredible people. After more than 30 years in nursing, Marie Holder retired in December of 2018 and even now, she still spends her time helping others, whether that be … More Meet the Professionals: Postgraduate practice and prescribing

Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

This week’s professional is Jacob Rosamund. Jacob graduated from the BNurs in Adult Nursing in 2017 and has since gone on to work in an acute oncology ward, work as a tissue viability nurse (TVN), and become a sign-off mentor for other student nurses. Have a read of what aspects of the course he found … More Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met Jessica Dobbs, one of our recent MPharm graduate from who is currently working as a pre-registration pharmacist. She spoke to us about the challenges of returning to study after time out, working at one of the leading cancer research beacons in the country, … More Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways

Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

This is the first entry in a series of blogs we are calling, ‘Meet the Professionals’ – this is taken from the annual event of the same name, where University of Manchester alumni from various different courses come together to network and share stories from their careers. Our first profile, Peter Marshall, was already a … More Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

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!

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

Welcome Week: My Experience of Psychology at The University of Manchester

Ahead of Welcome Week 2019, we wanted to talk to some of our currents students and recent graduates about their time studying at the University of Manchester. Callum Mogridge hasn’t long since finished his BSc in Psychology and is now working as a Research Assistant for our very own Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. Callum … More Welcome Week: My Experience of Psychology at The University of Manchester

This year in Msc Biotechnology and Enterprise

The Master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise here at Manchester is a course that provides more than just excellent teaching: it gives you a greater knowledge of working in the biotechnology industry and helps build a strong foundation upon which you can develop your research skills. Consulting Case Competition 2019 This year, three MSc Biotechnology and … More This year in Msc Biotechnology and Enterprise