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

Tackling an MSc in Health Psychology

Our MSc in Health Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is designed for students who are interested in a career in health psychology. The MSc teaches students a variety of things, including the key theories in health psychology and how to apply them and the interaction between psychological processes and disease and … More Tackling an MSc in Health Psychology

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

Chronically Persistent: Surviving Postgraduate Study with a Chronic Illness

It is estimated that roughly 7% of 18-23 year olds are currently living with a chronic illness. Msc Neuroscience student, Jasmine Belfiore, falls in to that 7% as a sufferer of Lupus but she’s determined not to let it deter her from succeeding in her master’s. Here, Jasmine provides some words of advice for anyone else who … More Chronically Persistent: Surviving Postgraduate Study with a Chronic Illness

Tips for postgraduate students at a new university

Many students choose to move to a different university for postgraduate study. This can be for a variety of reasons ranging from wanting to study at a university with a higher ranking, to simply wanting to discover a new place. Whatever the reason, there are both positives and negatives to starting again somewhere new. MSc … More Tips for postgraduate students at a new university