Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university

Before starting university you may think that you have everything sussed and that it will be an easy ride. Yes, it’s going to be great but there will be bumps in the road and poor decisions are likely to be made at various points. Second-year Pharmacy student, Ose Obayagbona, has been at The University of … More Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university

Tips for postgraduate students at a new university

Many students choose to move to a different university for postgraduate study. This can be for a variety of reasons ranging from wanting to study at a university with a higher ranking, to simply wanting to discover a new place. Whatever the reason, there are both positives and negatives to starting again somewhere new. MSc … More Tips for postgraduate students at a new university

Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health is aimed at Psychology undergraduates who want to pursue a career working in a forensic setting. Jo Curry is a recent graduate from the programme – take a look at her breakdown of the course, the University and what it’s like to live in Manchester… When I first read the description for … More Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester

Simone Malekar is a first-year student studying Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology. We asked if she would share her thoughts on her course, Manchester and her journey thus far. Here’s what she had to say… First of all, studying a joint honours subject, my schedule keeps me pretty busy, but it’s a unique one as Cognitive Neuroscience … More From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester

A week in the life of a fourth year Dentistry student

Aneta Korobczuk is a Year 4 student on the BDS Dentistry course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical week on the course. From spending a whole day at a dental surgery in Wythenshawe to attending self-defence classes, Aneta gets up to a lot!  Monday Independent study in the morning means I can … More A week in the life of a fourth year Dentistry student

A day in the life of a Biology with Science and Society student

Second year student, Lara Higham, takes us through a typical day as a Biology with Science and Society student at the University of Manchester. Look out for lunch time tips and Louis Theroux documentaries in the midst of  8 hours of work across a number of different modules. 7am: My alarm goes off, I wake up, I … More A day in the life of a Biology with Science and Society student