Pharmacy student Priscilla Dumenu knows exactly what it’s like to be the “new kid” after attending multiple primary schools as a child. Now in her second year at the University of Manchester, Priscilla is helping the ‘new kids’ at university as a PASS leader. Discover what work is involved as a PASS leader below and … More To do List: Lab Report, Coursework, Rehearsals and…PASS???
Msc Health Psychology graduate, Faye Johnson, took a couple of years out after graduating from her undergraduate degree in 2014. She wanted to make sure that her next big decision in life was the right one and eventually came to the conclusion that health psychology was the answer. Now, just a few months after graduating with … More MSc Health Psychology: The lowdown
Since obtaining her BSc in Biomedical Science in 2012, Jeannie Lee has flung herself into postgraduate research and is now into the second year of her PhD student at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKC) – a joint medical institute paired with both Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University. Jeannie previously worked … More Jeannie Lee and her PhD
When she’s not working with the NHS full-time or planning her wedding (congratulations, by the way!), Catherine Banks still manages to study her MSc in Genomic Medicine on a part-time basis. Starting the programme this year, Catherine will complete the Master’s over the next 2 years: this course is one our many flexible postgraduate programmes … More From planning a wedding to genome editing: Studying postgrad part-time
Andrew Lai is a Pharmacy graduate from the University of Manchester. Originally from Malaysia, Andrew made the journey over to Manchester purely for his studies and is still yet to return. Below, Andrew reflects on his experiences in Manchester and gives us an insight in to what life is like for a Pharmacy graduate in … More My pre-reg year experience as an international Pharmacy graduate
One thing that makes The University of Manchester so great is the flexibility that it offers its students. There isn’t one rigid way to obtain your degree with some courses offering years abroad, others offering intercalation years and some offering foundation years. Nelam Akhtar is a second year Pharmacy student who made use of the … More How a foundation year set me up to succeed in pharmacy
In a new series of blogs entitled, ‘Placement Perspectives’, we take a look at how some of our Bioscience students who have elected to do a year of industrial/professional experience are getting on. We got in touch with Lydia Grimshaw, who is now in the third year of her BSc in Zoology, to see how she’s been enjoying her chosen … More Placement Perspectives: ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…’