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

The Making a Difference Awards: The Black Pharmacists Collective

The Black Pharmacists Collective (BPC) is a group of six Black pharmacy students at The University of Manchester who are working hard to close the enrolment and attainment gaps between White and Black students. Unekwuojo Agada, Tsariye Doro, Kundai Gomwe, Joel Boateng, Marianna Aturia and Priscilla Dumenu have all recently finished their third years at … More The Making a Difference Awards: The Black Pharmacists Collective

COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester

First year Psychology student, Nicole Burdett, could never have imagined her first year at university ending with a global pandemic. Below, she discusses the changes that have been made to the undergraduate psychology degree since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak and how she’s trying to make the most of this lockdown period… It’s day … More COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester

COVID-19: How it’s affected Dentistry at Manchester

During these unprecedented times, everyone across the world is having to just adjust to a new way of living. This is no different here at The University of Manchester where our teaching and learning is all being done online to help enforce the social distancing rules set out by the government. Below, fourth year Dentistry … More COVID-19: How it’s affected Dentistry at Manchester

Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Callum Mogridge knows the University of Manchester campus like the back of his hand. He has completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology here, he’s in the midst of his master’s in Organisational Psychology, he’s also worked as a researcher and to top it all off he’s planning on doing his PhD next year too. Below, … More Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

A simplified look at postgraduate research: Catia Goncalves

PhDs are often extremely complex bodies of work, especially those undertaken by postgraduate students within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. In a series of blog posts from current PhD students, we’re aiming to give those who are considering postgraduate research (PGR), as well as anyone who generally has an interest in scientific research, … More A simplified look at postgraduate research: Catia Goncalves

Scholarship Series: Nicole Burdett – Archery and Psychology

In the latest instalment of our scholarship series, where the best athletic talents within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester are showcased, we caught up with first year Psychology student and elite archer, Nicole Burdett… Balancing performance sport and studying can be demanding yet also extremely rewarding and fulfilling. … More Scholarship Series: Nicole Burdett – Archery and Psychology

Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met up with Raeesa Taniya and Sanjida Faiza, two recent MPharm graduates who are currently working in the world of locum pharmacy. Below, they speak to us about how the university helped them to become the pharmacists they are today and Sanjida opens up about the difficulties of … More Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university

Before starting university you may think that you have everything sussed and that it will be an easy ride. Yes, it’s going to be great but there will be bumps in the road and poor decisions are likely to be made at various points. Second-year Pharmacy student, Ose Obayagbona, has been at The University of … More Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university