Making all the right decisions for myself with the support of MAP

The Manchester Access programme (MAP) is a widening participation scheme at the University of Manchester designed to inspire those from underprivileged backgrounds in Greater Manchester to consider higher education. Essentially, it helps to create a level playing field for all teenagers when it comes to applying to university, regardless of their background. One person who has … More Making all the right decisions for myself with the support of MAP

Stepping things up the second time around

Nursing graduate, Sarah Joliffe came to the University of Manchester after already sampling life as student in Leeds. The decision to undertake another degree in Manchester couldn’t have been an easy one, especially as the degree in question was in Nursing – a notoriously difficulty and challenging course.  Was it worth it? Find out below… When it … More Stepping things up the second time around

Returning to Ghana on a solo humanitarian mission

Hannah Jefferson is a recent Nursing graduate from the University of Manchester who is currently working as an A&E Nurse at a busy hospital in Manchester. As part of her studies at Manchester she conducted a placement in Ghana and became so touched by the Ghanaian people that she made it her aim to return once … More Returning to Ghana on a solo humanitarian mission

Facts, figures and fighting crime with Forensic Psychology

Tom Malone completed his MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health in 2017 and we thought we’d check in to see how life is treating him since graduating. Here he gives a very honest account of his time on the course and where it has taken him, even though it may be the road less travelled… Having … More Facts, figures and fighting crime with Forensic Psychology

From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Seyi Rotimi is a Senior Clinical Pharmacist working in integrated and community services, as well as with crisis response and discharge to access teams around North Manchester. Here we take a look at her progression from Pharmacy student, right through to being nominated for awards and working at management level in the job she had … More From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Samantha’s Story: A Midwife’s Tale

Samantha Emery is a Rotational Midwife. Alongside this role, she is completing her Masters in Clinical Research here at The University of Manchester and works part time as a Research Midwife. In this piece, she gives an honest, heartfelt and extremely helpful insight into what it’s like studying and working as a midwife… I started … More Samantha’s Story: A Midwife’s Tale