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

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

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

Professional progression with Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training

Pharmacy and the world of pharmaceuticals is an ever-evolving industry, so it is important for those working the field to keep up to date. Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT) is a postgraduate course designed for current professionals to do just that and can be studied either as an MSc or in individual CPD units. No matter your … More Professional progression with Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training

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

Two down, one to go – my midwifery journey so far

Midwifery student, Satveer, is currently preparing to enter her third and final year at The University of Manchester. The three-year course is highly commended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and aims to develop students into highly employable, first-class midwives. Below, Satveer gives us an honest account of how she’s found the first two years on … More Two down, one to go – my midwifery journey so far

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