Levelling up my work in non-communicable disease through the MPH course

Ogweno Stephen is a global health enthusiast and author, and a student on the Master of Public Health (MPH) course at Manchester. He is also the founder and CEO of Stowelink, which undertakes innovative community health projects focusing on non-communicable disease (NCD) literacy and access to healthcare. He was recognised as one of the top … More Levelling up my work in non-communicable disease through the MPH course

COVID-19: How it’s affected final year Optometry students

The final year of your degree is meant to culminate in celebration and reward but before all that comes deadlines, placements and hard work. This year, another hurdle has presented itself that our students must overcome. Below, final year Optometry student, Hajra Sattar discusses the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on her final … More COVID-19: How it’s affected final year Optometry students

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: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

Konnie Fenwick-Rasche could never have envisaged her first year of Msc Deaf Education going this way, but who could have? The move to online learning has been a challenge that every course has had to overcome, but how has such a practical course such as Deaf Education dealt with the change? Konnie reveals all below… … More COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

COVID-19: How to get the most out of online learning

It has been over two months now since The University of Manchester announced that all teaching would be moved online for the remainder of the academic year amid the coronavirus pandemic. With the University later announcing on the 11th May that all lectures during semester one of the next academic year would also be done … More COVID-19: How to get the most out of online learning

COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester

First year Psychology student, Nicole Burdett, could never have imagined her first year at university ending with a global pandemic. Below, she discusses the changes that have been made to the undergraduate psychology degree since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak and how she’s trying to make the most of this lockdown period… It’s day … More COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester