Costa Rica: Tropical Ecosystems Field Course – Week one

The opportunity to travel abroad is something that is available on many courses within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and Zoology is no different. The Costa Rica Field Course is available to all second year Zoology students at the University and is a trip not to be missed. The chance to visit various … More Costa Rica: Tropical Ecosystems Field Course – Week one

Without my UOM mentors, I wouldn’t be where I am today

Sheena talks us through her amazing journey from graduating as a nurse, juggling full time work with a MClin and how she secured a prestigious PhD opportunity in Hong Kong. All of Sheena’s hard work has paid off and now, as she looks towards her exciting future, she still takes time to give thanks to … More Without my UOM mentors, I wouldn’t be where I am today

How Optometry has linked me to the University for more than a decade

It’s been 11 years since Patrick Gunn graduated from Optometry at the University of Manchester but his links with the University are still as relevant as ever. As a Principal Optometrist for Education and Training at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Patrick plays a big part in organising placements for Optometry students at Manchester. But, of … More How Optometry has linked me to the University for more than a decade

Team Uganda

Last year S.A.L.V.E International ran a project alongside the University of Manchester called ‘Team Uganda’. Fourteen students across all years and subjects headed to Uganda in order to carry out community projects which aimed to help homeless children in Jinja, one of Uganda’s largest cities. Second year Medical student, Joe Pursey was one of the … More Team Uganda

Graduating was great, but what came next was even better

With graduation wrapped up for another year we take a look at how one of last year’s graduates, Sarah Kendall, is fairing in the big wide world. Sarah, who studied Biology, signed off from the University of Manchester this time last year and didn’t waste any time in kick-starting her career. It took her just … More Graduating was great, but what came next was even better