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

Professional progression with Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training

Pharmacy and the world of pharmaceuticals is an ever-evolving industry, so it is important for those working the field to keep up to date. Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT) is a postgraduate course designed for current professionals to do just that and can be studied either as an MSc or in individual CPD units. No matter your … More Professional progression with Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training

Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training

The Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training (PIAT) Summer School is designed for distance-learning students to get together, make valuable contacts in the industry and meet their fellow peers when they otherwise might not have had the opportunity.  This year’s event was held at Manchester’s Macdonald Hotel and during the course of the day, which featured informative sessions by … More Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training

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

Pharmacy from afar: Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice

For many people already working full-time, the prospect of going on to further study and returning to the classroom seems out of the question… Fortunately, with Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice – one of our many postgraduate courses that can be studied part-time – the flexible hours and distance-learning delivery method means that current pharmacists can continue their … More Pharmacy from afar: Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice

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???

My pre-reg year experience as an international Pharmacy graduate

Andrew Lai is a Pharmacy graduate from the University of Manchester. Originally from Malaysia, Andrew made the journey over to Manchester purely for his studies and is still yet to return. Below, Andrew reflects on his experiences in Manchester and gives us an insight into what life is like for a Pharmacy graduate in their … More My pre-reg year experience as an international Pharmacy graduate

How a foundation year set me up to succeed in pharmacy

One thing that makes The University of Manchester so great is the flexibility that it offers its students. There isn’t one rigid way to obtain your degree with some courses offering years abroad, others offering intercalation years and some offering foundation years. Nelam Akhtar is a second year Pharmacy student who made use of the … More How a foundation year set me up to succeed in pharmacy

From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Seyi Rotimi is a Senior Clinical Pharmacist working in integrated and community services, as well as with crisis response and discharge to access teams around North Manchester. Here we take a look at her progression from Pharmacy student, right through to being nominated for awards and working at management level in the job she had … More From Student to Senior: Seyi’s journey through Pharmacy

Week in the life of a 4th year Pharmacy student

Fourth year Pharmacy student, Nita Shabrina may only be a few months in to her final year as an undergraduate at the University of Manchester, but the end is already in sight. With exams, placements, lectures and presentations all playing a part in her jam packed week, it’s testament to Nita that she find time … More Week in the life of a 4th year Pharmacy student