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

Making all the right decisions for myself with the support of MAP

The Manchester Access programme (MAP) is a widening participation scheme at the University of Manchester designed to inspire those from underprivileged backgrounds in Greater Manchester to consider higher education. Essentially, it helps to create a level playing field for all teenagers when it comes to applying to university, regardless of their background. One person who has … More Making all the right decisions for myself with the support of MAP

Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health is aimed at Psychology undergraduates who want to pursue a career working in a forensic setting. Jo Curry is a recent graduate from the programme – take a look at her breakdown of the course, the University and what it’s like to live in Manchester… When I first read the description for … More Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

Make university an adventure with Industrial Experience

Jodie Lilley is a third year studying Biology with Industrial Experience programme, and whilst currently on placement abroad at Lund University in Sweden, she is already looking toward the next horizon. Take a look how she plans to carry on expanding her university adventure… My area of research here at Lund University is evolutionary ecology … More Make university an adventure with Industrial Experience

Hitting Alpine heights with Manchester’s sports scholarships

Georgia Hallett has had a love for skiing from a very young age and her passion soon became a competitive outlet through which she would excel at for years to come. She is currently in her fifth-year of studying BDS Dentistry, and with the help of a University of Manchester scholarship, she continues to impress … More Hitting Alpine heights with Manchester’s sports scholarships

From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester

Simone Malekar is a first-year student studying Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology. We asked if she would share her thoughts on her course, Manchester and her journey thus far. Here’s what she had to say… First of all, studying a joint honours subject, my schedule keeps me pretty busy, but it’s a unique one as Cognitive Neuroscience … More From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester