My placement year in an Indonesian wildlife centre

The prospect of a year in industry is something that is often a deal breaker when it comes to course selection for prospective students. Claudia Dyer is a third year student on our Biology with Industrial Experience course and she’s currently halfway through her placement. Whilst some students decide to stay in the UK, Claudia … More My placement year in an Indonesian wildlife centre

Making all the right decisions for myself with the support of MAP

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

Simulation in Speech & Language Therapy

We recently sat down with the some students and staff from BSc Speech & Language Therapy to discuss the new teaching methods that have been introduced to the curriculum: these range from wider clinical skills sessions and discussions, to acting out real-life scenarios in brand new simulation suites. Here’s what Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow, Emma Ormerod had … More Simulation in Speech & Language Therapy

Stepping things up the second time around

Nursing graduate, Sarah Joliffe came to the University of Manchester after already sampling life as student in Leeds. The decision to undertake another degree in Manchester couldn’t have been an easy one, especially as the degree in question was in Nursing – a notoriously difficulty and challenging course.  Was it worth it? Find out below… When it … More Stepping things up the second time around

Here, there and everywhere: my accommodation experience

For many new and prospective students, finding accommodation is one of the things they’re most nervous about – we get it: it can be scary and stressful to move out on your own for the first time. However, Aliya Ismangil, who graduated from her BSc in Psychology in 2018, is here to give you a … More Here, there and everywhere: my accommodation experience

Make university an adventure with Industrial Experience

Jodie Lilley is a third year studying Biology with Industrial Experience programme, and whilst currently on placement abroad at Lund University in Sweden, she is already looking toward the next horizon. Take a look how she plans to carry on expanding her university adventure… My area of research here at Lund University is evolutionary ecology … More Make university an adventure with Industrial Experience