How embracing my stammer helped me to fulfill my dreams

MSc Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience student, Richard Stephens, has been on a life long journey trying to figure out how to live with his stammer. However, through therapy and life changing moments, Richard found the answer and now seeks to pass that message on to others. In a passionate and inspirational piece, Richard … More How embracing my stammer helped me to fulfill my dreams

Love science but don’t want to be a scientist? Science communication might be for you.

MSc Science Communication student, Ben Harris, is at the halfway point in his journey to completing his postgraduate degree and is enjoying every minute of it. Ever since completing a BSc in Zoology, Ben has been searching for career inspiration, and the MSc has certainly played a part in helping him find that. Ben’s passion … More Love science but don’t want to be a scientist? Science communication might be for you.

A day in the life of a Biology with Science and Society 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

Introducing: ‘Be a Rose’, a charity created by a University of Manchester Pharmacy graduate

After graduating, there are a number of different routes which students often take, ranging from gap years to grad schemes. However, 2013 Pharmacy graduate, Christine Mwangi, opted to do something completely different. Upon returning home to the United States, Christine put the wheels in motion for the creation of her very own charity, ‘Be a … More Introducing: ‘Be a Rose’, a charity created by a University of Manchester Pharmacy graduate

A career centered around overcoming personal challenges and setbacks. Nia Faulder’s story

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

What to expect from a Medicine Offer Holder day

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