Transitioning to life as a junior doctor

In a month where medicine interviews are taking place for the next cohort of Manchester medical students, we hear from someone at the opposite end of their medicine journey at Manchester. Prakhar Srivastava graduated in July 2019 and has since moved to London to begin life as a junior doctor. Currently undertaking his postgraduate foundation … More Transitioning to life as a junior doctor

Looking ahead to a Cancer Research UK funded PhD

Last November, a group of five medical students from The University of Manchester visited The University of Cambridge’s MB-PhD symposium in preparation for the equivalent programme that UoM and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) are looking to deliver. One of the students in the cohort, Andrew Chai, discusses the symposium below and explains how it’s made … More Looking ahead to a Cancer Research UK funded PhD

Is Manchester the medical school for you?

With the UCAS deadline looming for students to select their firm university offer, University of Manchester medical student, Masumah Jannah answers questions below from prospective medical students who are weighing up their options. If you’re still undecided on what your firm offer should be, then hopefully Masumah’s responses below can alleviate any doubts that you … More Is Manchester the medical school for you?

Medicine at Manchester: An International Student’s Perspective

Malaika Haider is an international Medicine student from Singapore who is currently coming to the end of her first year at the University of Manchester. Picking the right university is, of course, very important for all students but perhaps even more so for international students who can’t just hop on a train and go home … More Medicine at Manchester: An International Student’s Perspective

Combining work and fun – a trip to ESA HQ

Prakhar Srivastava is a medical student at the University of Manchester with a keen interest in space physiology. With one eye on becoming a Flight Surgeon in the future, Prakhar managed to secure himself  a place on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) five day residential course in Belgium. From q and a’s with Major Tim … More Combining work and fun – a trip to ESA HQ

Never turn down an opportunity to study abroad

Despite travelling overseas and in to two different continents as part of his medical elective, Prakhar Srivastava just couldn’t turn down another opportunity to sample medicine in a foreign country. Sandwiched in between his trips to Australia and the USA, Prakhar ventured to the University of Valencia for a six day residential course. Find out … More Never turn down an opportunity to study abroad