UoM to the BBC

From being a student in Manchester, to travelling around the world making documentaries with the likes of the BBC, Zoology graduate, Peter Fison has seen it all. Here, he talks us through how he got his big break in natural history television, the less glamorous side of film-making and how Manchester’s football teams helped him to … More UoM to the BBC

The University of Manchester meets the University of Sydney

Second year Biotechnology student, Bhumiben Shukla, has recently come back from Australia after completing a semester at the University of Sydney. Although the reason for her trip down under was mainly academic, Bhumi took advantage of what could be a once in a life time trip by exploring oz, from The Gold Coast to Whitehaven … More The University of Manchester meets the University of Sydney

How the biosciences universal first year helped to shape my future

Unsure as to what specific area of Biosciences you want to build your career around? Luckily, as Lauren Goodfellow describes here, the University of Manchester offers it’s students a universal first year for all Biosciences degree programmes. This allows students to weigh up their options for a year before deciding what area to focus their … More How the biosciences universal first year helped to shape my future

A week in the life of a Speech and Language Therapy student

First year Speech and Language Therapy student and dance fanatic, Holly Mellett, has well and truly dispelled the myth that first year students do nothing. From Jazz and Ballet class on a Monday evening to dissection sessions on a Thursday, it’s fair to say that the life of an SLT student doesn’t have to be … More A week in the life of a Speech and Language Therapy student

A week in the life of a medic. Thursday – Sunday

Last week, first year Medical student Tahmeena Amin talked us through the first part of a typical week in her life. This week, she takes us through the second part!  Thursday This morning I had my final clinical placement of the first year of medical school! Time really does fly! The placement was at the … More A week in the life of a medic. Thursday – Sunday

How my foundation year set me up perfectly for my time at Manchester

Second year Biomedical Sciences student, Lauren Goodfellow, is walking evidence of the flexibility that the University of Manchester offers its students. She started her University experience on a foundation year after only electing to study one science based subject at A-Level. Upon competition of her foundation year she went on to study Genetics before deciding … More How my foundation year set me up perfectly for my time at Manchester