Combining work and fun – a trip to ESA HQ

Prakhar Srivastava is a medical student at the University of Manchester with a keen interest in space physiology. With one eye on becoming a Flight Surgeon in the future, Prakhar managed to secure himself  a place on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) five day residential course in Belgium. From q and a’s with Major Tim … More Combining work and fun – a trip to ESA HQ

The British Undergraduate Dental Research Conference

Being a Dentistry student is tough enough on its own but being the Co-president of the Manchester Undergraduate Dental Research Society at the same time brings all sorts of challenges. Third year student on the BDS programme, Edward Small, is exactly that and recently he was part of a team that was tasked with organising … More The British Undergraduate Dental Research Conference

Scholarship Series: Imogen Turner – Netball and Dentistry

Dentistry student, Imogen Turner, is one of the fortunate few students each year who receive a sports scholarship from the University of Manchester. Imogen is an incredibly talented netball player and has flourished in the game since taking it up in high school after a nudge in the right direction from one of her teachers. … More Scholarship Series: Imogen Turner – Netball and Dentistry

To do List: Lab Report, Coursework, Rehearsals and…PASS???

Pharmacy student Priscilla Dumenu knows exactly what it’s like to be the “new kid” after attending multiple primary schools as a child. Now in her second year at the University of Manchester, Priscilla is helping the ‘new kids’ at university as a PASS leader. Discover what work is involved as a PASS leader below and … More To do List: Lab Report, Coursework, Rehearsals and…PASS???

My pre-reg year experience as an international Pharmacy graduate

Andrew Lai is a Pharmacy graduate from the University of Manchester. Originally from Malaysia, Andrew made the journey over to Manchester purely for his studies and is still yet to return. Below, Andrew reflects on his experiences in Manchester and gives us an insight in to what life is like for a Pharmacy graduate in … More My pre-reg year experience as an international Pharmacy graduate

How a foundation year set me up to succeed in pharmacy

One thing that makes The University of Manchester so great is the flexibility that it offers its students. There isn’t one rigid way to obtain your degree with some courses offering years abroad, others offering intercalation years and some offering foundation years. Nelam Akhtar is a second year Pharmacy student who made use of the … More How a foundation year set me up to succeed in pharmacy