COVID-19: How it’s affected Medicine at Manchester

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected every sector of education and Medicine is no exception. Medical students are used to being on wards all day, meeting and treating new patients, and having bedside teaching sessions. Below, third year medical student, Masumah Jannah, talks us through the Manchester’s medical school’s response to the pandemic… I was … More COVID-19: How it’s affected Medicine at Manchester

COVID-19: An adversary which has united the NHS

University of Manchester medicine graduate, Prakhar Srivastava, has faced an unprecedented challenge during his year as a junior doctor, thanks to COVID-19. As the pandemic rumbles on, Prakhar takes a moment to reflect on some of the positive outcomes of the past few months… As a foundation doctor in North West London, I’ve had a … More COVID-19: An adversary which has united the NHS

COVID-19: How to get the most out of online learning

It has been over two months now since The University of Manchester announced that all teaching would be moved online for the remainder of the academic year amid the coronavirus pandemic. With the University later announcing on the 11th May that all lectures during semester one of the next academic year would also be done … More COVID-19: How to get the most out of online learning

COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester

First year Psychology student, Nicole Burdett, could never have imagined her first year at university ending with a global pandemic. Below, she discusses the changes that have been made to the undergraduate psychology degree since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak and how she’s trying to make the most of this lockdown period… It’s day … More COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester

COVID-19: How it’s affected our final year nurses

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United Kingdom, our third year Adult Nursing students were due to embark on their final placements before qualifying as registered nurses. With the pandemic putting a hold on all face to face teaching and the majority of placements across the University, our nursing students have been given the … More COVID-19: How it’s affected our final year nurses

COVID-19: How it’s affected Speech and Language Therapy at Manchester

First year Speech and Language Therapy student, Charlotte Alcock, explains below how the coronavirus pandemic has affected her studies. From new ways of learning and changes in assessments to zoom meetings with lecturers, Charlotte and the rest of the cohort have had a lot of adjusting to do over the past couple of months… Online … More COVID-19: How it’s affected Speech and Language Therapy at Manchester

COVID-19: How it’s affected Dentistry at Manchester

During these unprecedented times, everyone across the world is having to just adjust to a new way of living. This is no different here at The University of Manchester where our teaching and learning is all being done online to help enforce the social distancing rules set out by the government. Below, fourth year Dentistry … More COVID-19: How it’s affected Dentistry at Manchester

COVID-19: Looking after your mental wellbeing during lockdown

As the whole of the country begins to shut down, many of us will find ourselves either self-isolating due to having symptoms of COVID-19 or working from home due to government advice about unnecessary social interaction. Of course, during this period it’s important to look after your physical health, however the severity of the situation … More COVID-19: Looking after your mental wellbeing during lockdown