The Making a Difference Awards: The Black Pharmacists Collective

The Black Pharmacists Collective (BPC) is a group of six Black pharmacy students at The University of Manchester who are working hard to close the enrolment and attainment gaps between White and Black students. Unekwuojo Agada, Tsariye Doro, Kundai Gomwe, Joel Boateng, Marianna Aturia and Priscilla Dumenu have all recently finished their third years at … More The Making a Difference Awards: The Black Pharmacists Collective

Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within pharmacy

There is a misconception that all pharmacy students go into community pharmacy after graduating and that if you want to do anything different, then you may as well pick another degree. Here to dispell that myth are two pharmacy graduates who have gone on to do two completely different jobs, both unrelated to community pharmacy…  … More Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within pharmacy

Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met up with Raeesa Taniya and Sanjida Faiza, two recent MPharm graduates who are currently working in the world of locum pharmacy. Below, they speak to us about how the university helped them to become the pharmacists they are today and Sanjida opens up about the difficulties of … More Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met Jessica Dobbs, one of our recent MPharm graduate from who is currently working as a pre-registration pharmacist. She spoke to us about the challenges of returning to study after time out, working at one of the leading cancer research beacons in the country, … More Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways

Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

This is the first entry in a series of blogs we are calling, ‘Meet the Professionals’ – this is taken from the annual event of the same name, where University of Manchester alumni from various different courses come together to network and share stories from their careers. Our first profile, Peter Marshall, was already a … More Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

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

A personal experience: The Difference between Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pharmacy study

After graduating from MPharm in 2010, Aysha Sana went on to have a very successful career in community pharmacy as a Locum Pharmacist. After some time though, Aysha decided that she wanted to move into hospital-based pharmacy. To give her the confidence and knowledge to make the move, she returned to The University of Manchester … More A personal experience: The Difference between Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pharmacy study

To do List: Lab Report, Coursework, Rehearsals and…PASS???

Pharmacy student Priscilla Dumenu knows exactly what it’s like to be the “new kid” after attending multiple primary schools as a child. Now in her second year at the University of Manchester, Priscilla is helping the ‘new kids’ at university as a PASS leader. Discover what work is involved as a PASS leader below and … More To do List: Lab Report, Coursework, Rehearsals and…PASS???