Ailsa Gaskill-Jones – Midwife turned Mayor

Securing two undergraduate degrees is something that is considered a fairly rare achievement in academia, especially in two courses that are the polar opposite of one and other. Ailsa Gaskill-Jones first graduated from The University of Manchester in 1996 in American History and Society before returning 15 years later to study Midwifery. Find out below … More Ailsa Gaskill-Jones – Midwife turned Mayor

An alternative way of using a midwifery degree

The MClin Res Clinical Research course at Manchester is for qualified nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and all other non-medical and dental healthcare professionals who have an interest in clinical research. It offers students who graduate in the aforementioned degrees an alternative career path to the one in which their degree sends them.  Midwifery graduate, … More An alternative way of using a midwifery degree

Children’s Nursing: My journey so far

Children’s Nursing graduate, Sarah Worthington, is currently working as a staff nurse on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Manchester Foundation Trust. Two years on since leaving Manchester, Sarah details below how the University equipped her with the skills and knowledge to succeed in children’s nursing and explains more about what her work involves on … More Children’s Nursing: My journey so far

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