Nursing and Me: Inspiring Stories from our Alumni

Each year on May 12th, the work of nurses around the world is celebrated as International Nurses Day. For this year’s event, we’ve collected stories from graduates of our nursing courses to see where their degree has taken them and what advice they would offer to other aspiring nurses. Anna Heaton  Registered Nurse at Western Australia … More Nursing and Me: Inspiring Stories from our Alumni

A world of science outside the lab: science communication placements

Ellen White is a BSc Biomedical Sciences student who is coming to the end of her ten-month placement at a science communication, marketing and PR agency based in Manchester. Read on to get an insight into a career in science outside of the lab. When I first embarked on my Biomedical Sciences degree, I already knew that … More A world of science outside the lab: science communication placements

A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student on Placement: Nafeesa

Nafeesa Khan is a Year 2 student on the BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical day on a placement on the course.   8:30am The day begins with me arriving at placement at 8:30am. This gives me time to prepare for the patients and to carry out … More A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student on Placement: Nafeesa

How I became a speech and language therapist

Alice Coltman is a community adult Speech and Language Therapist at Bridgewater Community NHS Foundation Trust. Here, she reveals why and how she went into speech and language therapy, and gives advice to anyone considering a similar career path. Why I chose speech and language therapy During sixth form, I shadowed my mum’s friend, who … More How I became a speech and language therapist