How my Psychology degree led me to the nuclear industry

Msc Organisational Psychology graduate, Anna Powell, has taken a completely different path to her peers since graduating with her undergrad in psychology in 2015. Instead of going down the popular routes of clinical and educational psychology, Anna has found herself working within nuclear facilities. And how does that relate to psychology exactly? Find out below… If you’d … More How my Psychology degree led me to the nuclear industry

Combining work and fun – a trip to ESA HQ

Prakhar Srivastava is a medical student at the University of Manchester with a keen interest in space physiology. With one eye on becoming a Flight Surgeon in the future, Prakhar managed to secure himself  a place on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) five day residential course in Belgium. From q and a’s with Major Tim … More Combining work and fun – a trip to ESA HQ

From planning a wedding to genome editing: Studying postgrad part-time

When she’s not working with the NHS full-time or planning her wedding (congratulations, by the way!), Catherine Banks still manages to study her MSc in Genomic Medicine on a part-time basis. Starting the programme this year, Catherine will complete the Master’s over the next 2 years: this course is one our many flexible postgraduate programmes … More From planning a wedding to genome editing: Studying postgrad part-time

My pre-reg year experience as an international Pharmacy graduate

Andrew Lai is a Pharmacy graduate from the University of Manchester. Originally from Malaysia, Andrew made the journey over to Manchester purely for his studies and is still yet to return. Below, Andrew reflects on his experiences in Manchester and gives us an insight in to what life is like for a Pharmacy graduate in … More My pre-reg year experience as an international Pharmacy graduate

Placement Perspectives: ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…’

In a new series of blogs entitled, ‘Placement Perspectives’, we take a look at how some of our Bioscience students who have elected to do a year of industrial/professional experience are getting on. We got in touch with Lydia Grimshaw, who is now in the third year of her BSc in Zoology, to see how she’s been enjoying her chosen … More Placement Perspectives: ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…’