My year abroad studying psychology in Canada

The option to study abroad is available to all University of Manchester Psychology students, something that makes the course appealing to many travel-crazy undergrads. Final year Psychology student, Salma Rana, spent her year abroad in Canada at a University that is surrounded by Lake Ontario. Here, she tells us how Queens University compares to the … More My year abroad studying psychology in Canada

From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Seyi Rotimi is a Senior Clinical Pharmacist working in integrated and community services, as well as with crisis response and discharge to access teams around North Manchester. Here we take a look at her progression from Pharmacy student, right through to being nominated for awards and working at management level in the job she had … More From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Week in the life of a 4th year Pharmacy student

Fourth year Pharmacy student, Nita Shabrina may only be a few months in to her final year as an undergraduate at the University of Manchester, but the end is already in sight. With exams, placements, lectures and presentations all playing a part in her jam packed week, it’s testament to Nita that she find time … More Week in the life of a 4th year Pharmacy student

A typical day on placement as a third-year Dental student

The step-up from second year to third comes with it’s fair share of challenges, but Dentistry student, Ayoola Bode has taken it in her stride. Here, she walks us through a day (or half) in the shoes of third-year Dental student on placement and the busy, early morning schedule. Although third year has only just … More A typical day on placement as a third-year Dental student

A Japanese exchange in the name of Dentistry

The University of Manchester Dental School offers the opportunity for year 4 students to take part in an exchange trip during their summer break. Here, Dentistry students Aneta Korobczuk and Jenny Russ describe their trip to Tokyo and Niigata, Japan. This summer, as fourth year students, we travelled to the Nippon Dental University in Japan for … More A Japanese exchange in the name of Dentistry

Never turn down an opportunity to study abroad

Despite travelling overseas and in to two different continents as part of his medical elective, Prakhar Srivastava just couldn’t turn down another opportunity to sample medicine in a foreign country. Sandwiched in between his trips to Australia and the USA, Prakhar ventured to the University of Valencia for a six day residential course. Find out … More Never turn down an opportunity to study abroad

My medical elective: Part 2 – Maine, USA

The medical elective. It’s been around in British medical curricula since the 1970s and has been a great source of adventure for many a medical student. Whilst the GMC do not have specific criteria for what must be accomplished during a medical elective, students can pursue anything from clinical placements to volunteering, with many choosing … More My medical elective: Part 2 – Maine, USA