Intercalation is an opportunity available to all medical students at the University of Manchester. The idea behind it is to take a year out of your medical studies to obtain a degree in another academic area in the hope that you’ll come back to your medical degree both refreshed and powered with greater knowledge. A … More Intercalation appreciation
Joseph Moughan isn’t one for cliches. He doesn’t believe that he was ‘born to be a scientist’ nor does he think he will die one. He has a passion and he’s following it, it’s as simple as that. However, that passion has taken him through a undergraduate degree in Plant Science with Industrial experience at … More Q and A with Plant Science with Industrial Experience graduate, Joseph Moughan
It’s been seven years since Becky Williams graduated from Manchester with a BSc in Developmental Biology with Industrial/Professional experience. Since then, Becky has pursued a PhD, which centred around breast cancer research, before realising that her heart lay with teaching. After becoming her school’s Head of General Science so early on in her career, it’s clear … More If you don’t know what you want to do yet, don’t panic!
Every child has a dream. Some want to be famous, some want to help others and some just want to go Disney World. Ed wright’s was to be able to understand animal behaviour. Now, thanks partly to his BSc in Zoology with a Modern Language at the University of Manchester, Ed is getting to live … More Meerkats, monkeys and modern languages
MSc Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience student, Richard Stephens, has been on a life long journey trying to figure out how to live with his stammer. However, through therapy and life changing moments, Richard found the answer and now seeks to pass that message on to others. In a passionate and inspirational piece, Richard … More How embracing my stammer helped me to fulfill my dreams
Nia Faulder graduated from BSc (Hons) Microbiology in 2008 with a 2:1 after juggling her degree with the responsibility of raising a toddler. Since then, Nia has pursued a career in teaching, had another child and faced a serious physical setback along the way. However, her resilience and dedication to work has seen her carry … More A career centered around overcoming personal challenges and setbacks. Nia Faulder’s story
MSc Health Psychology graduate, Sonia Khanom, recently took home first prize in a competition looking for the best dissertation within the Division of Psychology and Mental Health. Sonia received funding to go and present her dissertation, “The views and experiences of people with lived experience of depression talking about lifestyle change with healthcare professionals: A … More Lesson learnt: Never doubt yourself or your work