Anxiety and you: video resources for students

Sophie Coleman is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at Manchester. Here, she talks about how she helped create some useful videos about anxiety on one of her placements. I am a Trainee Clinical Psychologist undertaking my doctorate training at the University. This is a three-year programme involving placements, … More Anxiety and you: video resources for students

The importance of mental health as a student nurse

The discussion around mental health has certainly got louder in recent years and rightly so when you consider that 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England. This week, that discussion continued with Suicide Prevention Day occurring on Thursday 10th September. With that in mind, Mental … More The importance of mental health as a student nurse

Reflecting on my master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise

At The University of Manchester we look to create innovative courses that provide our students with the best opportunity to forge a career in their desired fields. One course in particular that is slightly different to most is the MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise. The course aims to show students how to turn scientific discoveries … More Reflecting on my master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise

Moving away from Bangladesh to study an MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise at Manchester

Nusrat Rouf is a Bangladesh national and had lived in Dhaka all her life before moving to Manchester to complete a master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise. Her motivation to travel to a whole new continent was to try and gain the expertise required to help improve healthcare back home. Now after graduating, find out if … More Moving away from Bangladesh to study an MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise at Manchester

The Making a Difference Awards: Medics in Primary Schools

Fifth year Medical student, Sylvia Osahan, was one of many students from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health who were recognised at the latest Making a Difference (MAD) Awards. Sylvia was highly commended for ‘outstanding contribution to widening participation’ thanks to her involvement in the Medics in Primary Schools (MiPS) society. Below, Sylvia discusses … More The Making a Difference Awards: Medics in Primary Schools

How I went from being a food allergy sufferer to researching food allergy at Manchester

Suffering with intense food allergies growing up can be difficult. You are often left wondering why you are different to the majority of other people when it comes to lunch time snacks and evening meals. Final year MSci Genetics student, Ayah Wafi, had these experiences growing up and became curious as to why she had … More How I went from being a food allergy sufferer to researching food allergy at Manchester

The Making a Difference Awards: The Manchester First Language Community Project

In May 2020, The University of Manchester hosted its annual Making a Difference Awards where numerous members of staff and students from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health were recognised for their work and its impact on society. Fifth year dentistry student Sophie Pathmanathan was highly commended at the event for her work with … More The Making a Difference Awards: The Manchester First Language Community Project