COVID-19: Turning potential negatives into positives

There is no doubt that all university students have been affected in some way by COVID-19 and its impact on our emotional wellbeing in particular cannot be underestimated. However, looking for solutions to these unavoidable issues is important. Below, Biomedical Sciences student Cansel Hashim lists four ways in which this crisis has taken its toll … More COVID-19: Turning potential negatives into positives

COVID-19: Looking after your mental wellbeing during lockdown

As the whole of the country begins to shut down, many of us will find ourselves either self-isolating due to having symptoms of COVID-19 or working from home due to government advice about unnecessary social interaction. Of course, during this period it’s important to look after your physical health, however the severity of the situation … More COVID-19: Looking after your mental wellbeing during lockdown

Meet the professionals: Community nursing and hospital nursing

Continuing our Meet the Professionals series, we recently caught up with two BNurs Adult Nursing alumni to see how they are getting on with their careers since graduating. Both alumni have taken varied routes since graduation, with Jenny working on and A and E unit in London and Hannah working as a District Community Nurse … More Meet the professionals: Community nursing and hospital nursing

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

What to expect as a Speech and Language Therapy student at The University of Manchester

If you are a new student about to start Speech and Language Therapy at The University of Manchester, congratulations, you’ve made a great choice! But don’t just take our word for it, take it from final year SLT student, Katie Budgell, who is here to provide all of our new students on the course with … More What to expect as a Speech and Language Therapy student at The University of Manchester

How I learned to use research skills from my degree in a healthcare consultancy career

Alex Norbury is a graduate of the MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology at Manchester and currently works for consultancy firm Mott MacDonald. Here, he explains how the skills he learned during his degree have helped him pursue a career outside of clinical and academic fields. … More How I learned to use research skills from my degree in a healthcare consultancy career