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

Suicide prevention – The Mental Health Nursing perspective

Like every student on a Mental Health Nursing course, Jess Manning is empathetic. She wants to help and support those who are going through a difficult period in their lives and she’s learning how best to do that at The University of Manchester. One topic that every mental health nurse must look at is suicide … More Suicide prevention – The Mental Health Nursing perspective

Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health is aimed at Psychology undergraduates who want to pursue a career working in a forensic setting. Jo Curry is a recent graduate from the programme – take a look at her breakdown of the course, the University and what it’s like to live in Manchester… When I first read the description for … More Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

Mental health matters

Mental health is currently a hot topic of discussion on social media, however, with thousands of people still struggling to talk about their issues, it continues to be a massive problem in the UK and around the world. The University of Manchester offers a postgraduate degree in Advanced Practice Interventions for Mental Health and in … More Mental health matters