What I got out of my intercalation year

In recent months on the FBMH Student Blog, we’ve been hearing from various intercalating medics about their year away from studying medicine. In the latest addition to this series, we caught up with Gillian Manchip who talks us through her year studying an MRes in Tissue Engineering for Regenerative Medicine. Despite the course being interrupted … More What I got out of my intercalation year

What to expect from an MRes in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Roxana Moscalu is a medical student at The University of Manchester who recently completed an MRes in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM) as part of her intercalation year. Although she had no idea about the possibility of intercalating before she started university, she couldn’t be happier now that she decided to take a year … More What to expect from an MRes in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

How my intercalation year made the future clearer

Intercalated degrees give you a chance to study a particular area of medicine in depth, whether you’ve already covered it on your medical course or want to study something new. Freya Webb is a medical student who elected to do an intercalated degree in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM) and below she discusses her … More How my intercalation year made the future clearer

Six things I wish I knew about the medical application process

As places are confirmed for the 2020/21 academic year, attention starts to turn to applications for 2021/22. Thousands of students across the country will be preparing their UCAS applications, many of whom will have their hearts set on medicine. With competition for places set to be stronger than ever, we’ve asked Anita Saha, a current … More Six things I wish I knew about the medical application process

The Making a Difference Awards: Medics in Primary Schools

Fifth year Medical student, Sylvia Osahan, was one of many students from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health who were recognised at the latest Making a Difference (MAD) Awards. Sylvia was highly commended for ‘outstanding contribution to widening participation’ thanks to her involvement in the Medics in Primary Schools (MiPS) society. Below, Sylvia discusses … More The Making a Difference Awards: Medics in Primary Schools

How Manchester’s PG Cert in Clinical Bioinformatics made me a better dermatologist

Since graduating in medicine, Sreedhar Krishna has took it upon himself to expand his knowledge base wider. Firstly, he entered the Academic Foundation Programme in Edinburgh for postgraduate medical training before undertaking a master’s in Public Health. Most recently, he enrolled on to the distance learning PG Cert in Clinical Bioinformatics at the University of … More How Manchester’s PG Cert in Clinical Bioinformatics made me a better dermatologist

COVID-19: How it’s affected Medicine at Manchester

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected every sector of education and Medicine is no exception. Medical students are used to being on wards all day, meeting and treating new patients, and having bedside teaching sessions. Below, third year medical student, Masumah Jannah, talks us through the Manchester’s medical school’s response to the pandemic… I was … More COVID-19: How it’s affected Medicine at Manchester

COVID-19: An adversary which has united the NHS

University of Manchester medicine graduate, Prakhar Srivastava, has faced an unprecedented challenge during his year as a junior doctor, thanks to COVID-19. As the pandemic rumbles on, Prakhar takes a moment to reflect on some of the positive outcomes of the past few months… As a foundation doctor in North West London, I’ve had a … More COVID-19: An adversary which has united the NHS

Studying Occupational Medicine at Manchester while working in Pakistan

Dr Komal Saleem is a Professor at The University of Lahore in Pakistan and in 2015 he graduated from The University of Manchester with an MSc in Occupational Medicine. The blended learning course provides medical professionals all around the world with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge within the field of occupational medicine without having … More Studying Occupational Medicine at Manchester while working in Pakistan