Some people climb the ladder and then kick it down below them, whilst others climb it and help like-minded individuals up it after them. Medical student, Charlotte Auty, certainly fits in to the latter category. Charlotte grew up on a council estate in Wakefield and is the first member of her family to study at … More Making medicine an option for everyone
Childline has been around for 32 years now and has helped millions and millions of children in that period. But, what’s it like to work for them? University of Manchester Social Work student, Simmy, used to work as Helpline Counsellor for the charity and here she tells us how her experiences there pushed her in … More Getting the most out of my MA in Social Work
Midwifery graduate, Victoria Arthur, always knew she wanted to work in healthcare but was undecided in what area. Here, she talks us through her route into Midwifery, studying at The University of Manchester, and how she has recently specialised in Fetal Medicine at St Mary’s Hopspital. When I was younger I always knew I wanted … More My route into Midwifery
Like many students, Preeyah Purang picked her university degree based on what she enjoyed most at school. It’s a reasonable decision, pick what you’re good at and you can’t go wrong, right? In Preeyah’s case, that course was Biology, however she soon realised that perhaps Biology provided too much variety and not enough specialist knowledge. … More It’s never too late to change your mind
James Ashcroft is an MBChB medicine alumni who certainly excelled during his time at The University of Manchester. As part of the Advanced Personal Excellence Pathway, he had a paper published and got the chance to study at Harvard Medical School. Now, he’s on the Academic Foundation Programme at Imperial College London, a path that newly … More What is it like to experience three of the best universities in the world?
Hello, my name is Ellissia and I am a Speech and Language Therapy student studying at the University of Manchester. I hope this blog lets you know a bit about the profession, why I love it and my aspirations for the future! What is Speech and Language Therapy? When asked what I’m studying at university … More Speech and Language Therapy: The lowdown
First year Speech and Language Therapy student and dance fanatic, Holly Mellett, has well and truly dispelled the myth that first year students do nothing. From Jazz and Ballet class on a Monday evening to dissection sessions on a Thursday, it’s fair to say that the life of an SLT student doesn’t have to be … More A week in the life of a Speech and Language Therapy student