Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Callum Mogridge knows the University of Manchester campus like the back of his hand. He has completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology here, he’s in the midst of his master’s in Organisational Psychology, he’s also worked as a researcher and to top it all off he’s planning on doing his PhD next year too. Below, … More Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Transitioning to life as a junior doctor

In a month where medicine interviews are taking place for the next cohort of Manchester medical students, we hear from someone at the opposite end of their medicine journey at Manchester. Prakhar Srivastava graduated in July 2019 and has since moved to London to begin life as a junior doctor. Currently undertaking his postgraduate foundation … More Transitioning to life as a junior doctor

Meet the professionals: Community nursing and hospital nursing

Continuing our Meet the Professionals series, we recently caught up with two BNurs Adult Nursing alumni to see how they are getting on with their careers since graduating. Both alumni have taken varied routes since graduation, with Jenny working on and A and E unit in London and Hannah working as a District Community Nurse … More Meet the professionals: Community nursing and hospital nursing

A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

In July 2019, Emily Christopher graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology and had secured a place on the University’s Masters in Public Health programme. However, before starting her postgraduate degree, she took a trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to volunteer on a public health programme. Read all about her … More A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

This week’s professional is Jacob Rosamund. Jacob graduated from the BNurs in Adult Nursing in 2017 and has since gone on to work in an acute oncology ward, work as a tissue viability nurse (TVN), and become a sign-off mentor for other student nurses. Have a read of what aspects of the course he found … More Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within pharmacy

There is a misconception that all pharmacy students go into community pharmacy after graduating and that if you want to do anything different, then you may as well pick another degree. Here to dispell that myth are two pharmacy graduates who have gone on to do two completely different jobs, both unrelated to community pharmacy…  … More Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within pharmacy

Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met up with Raeesa Taniya and Sanjida Faiza, two recent MPharm graduates who are currently working in the world of locum pharmacy. Below, they speak to us about how the university helped them to become the pharmacists they are today and Sanjida opens up about the difficulties of … More Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met Jessica Dobbs, one of our recent MPharm graduate from who is currently working as a pre-registration pharmacist. She spoke to us about the challenges of returning to study after time out, working at one of the leading cancer research beacons in the country, … More Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways