The majority of medical students at the University of Manchester will have studied at least one science-based subject at A-Level and in most cases all three. So how did Eilis MacLoughlin go from completing no A-Levels in a scientific field to graduating from medicine and becoming a fully-fledged General Practitioner (GP)? Find out how she … More The atypical route to becoming a GP
With Halloween upon us, you are likely to see a carved pumpkin in the window of every other house you walk past. Although this has become the most common use of pumpkins over the years, there are alternative benefits to this thick-shelled, orange plant. Biomedical sciences student, Cansel Hashim, is here to tell us all … More Have a healthy Halloween
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
University is often described as the best years of your lives by students who have been there and done it. It can be exciting and liberating to move away from home to begin what you hope will be the start of a successful career. However, there may be times where it will seem stressful, overwhelming … More Learn to look after yourself at university
If you are a new student about to start Speech and Language Therapy at The University of Manchester, congratulations, you’ve made a great choice! But don’t just take our word for it, take it from final year SLT student, Katie Budgell, who is here to provide all of our new students on the course with … More What to expect as a Speech and Language Therapy student at The University of Manchester
Edward Small is a 4th-year dental student and a student ambassador for the BDS Dentistry course. Although it’s been a few years since he was a ‘fresher’ back in 2016, Welcome Week is by no means just for first-years. Students from all year groups get involved with helping you settle into the city, your accommodation, … More Welcome Week: Cramming everything in is no Small feat!
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