It’s been seven years since Becky Williams graduated from Manchester with a BSc in Developmental Biology with Industrial/Professional experience. Since then, Becky has pursued a PhD, which centred around breast cancer research, before realising that her heart lay with teaching. After becoming her school’s Head of General Science so early on in her career, it’s clear … More If you don’t know what you want to do yet, don’t panic!
Early starts and late finishes, life as a dentistry student is undeniably tough. Anyone who sets out to complete a dentistry degree soon finds out that you won’t get anywhere without hard work, commitment and desire and Sophie Signorini is displaying these traits in abundance. She’s currently in her second year on the BDS Dentistry … More A day in the life of a second year Dentistry student
Aneta Korobczuk is a Year 4 student on the BDS Dentistry course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical week on the course. From spending a whole day at a dental surgery in Wythenshawe to attending self-defence classes, Aneta gets up to a lot! Monday Independent study in the morning means I can … More A week in the life of a fourth year Dentistry student
Second year student, Lara Higham, takes us through a typical day as a Biology with Science and Society student at the University of Manchester. Look out for lunch time tips and Louis Theroux documentaries in the midst of 8 hours of work across a number of different modules. 7am: My alarm goes off, I wake up, I … More A day in the life of a Biology with Science and Society student
Nia Faulder graduated from BSc (Hons) Microbiology in 2008 with a 2:1 after juggling her degree with the responsibility of raising a toddler. Since then, Nia has pursued a career in teaching, had another child and faced a serious physical setback along the way. However, her resilience and dedication to work has seen her carry … More A career centered around overcoming personal challenges and setbacks. Nia Faulder’s story
MBChB Medicine Student, Tahmeena Amin, is halfway through her first year at the University of Manchester and has settled in to life at the University well. Back in April last year, Tahmeena attended a Medicine Offer Holder day in Manchester, along with numerous other hopeful applicants. Here, she discusses the events of the day, from … More What to expect from a Medicine Offer Holder day
If you’re starting your degree at the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at Manchester this September, welcome! Beginning life as a uni student can be a little daunting, but follow these nuggets of advice from our bloggers from the past year and you’ll be off to a great start. … More Advice for Manchester freshers from our bloggers