Back in 2010, Michael Harris was still a Genetics with a Modern Language student at the University of Manchester and was about to step out of his comfort zone for a year and move abroad. With Japanese being the modern language he was studying alongside Genetics, there was only one place he was going to … More My placement year in Japan
Second year Genetics Student, Kali Ravel, has undoubtedly thrown herself in to being a student at Manchester. Whether she’s attending her regular 11-5 lab sessions, undertaking work as a Student Ambassador or simply baking biscuits, it seems that she’s always on the go. Where some students like to squeeze in as much down time as … More A week in the life of a 2nd year Genetics Student
Joseph Moughan isn’t one for cliches. He doesn’t believe that he was ‘born to be a scientist’ nor does he think he will die one. He has a passion and he’s following it, it’s as simple as that. However, that passion has taken him through a undergraduate degree in Plant Science with Industrial experience at … More Q and A with Plant Science with Industrial Experience graduate, Joseph Moughan
Lindsay Taylor graduated from Manchester in 2012 with a Bsc in Zoology with Industrial experience. As the name suggests, a Zoology degree tends to open up job opportunities that involve work with animals and immediately after completing her degree, Lindsay secured a job at Blackpool Zoo as a Seasonal Education Assistant. Since then, she’s had a … More A day in the life of an Education Officer at Flamingo Land
Every child has a dream. Some want to be famous, some want to help others and some just want to go to Disney World. Ed Wright’s was to be able to understand animal behaviour. Now, thanks partly to his BSc in Zoology with a Modern Language at the University of Manchester, Ed is getting to … More Meerkats, monkeys and modern languages
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.
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 centred around overcoming personal challenges and setbacks: Nia Faulder’s story