The prospect of a year in industry is something that is often a deal breaker when it comes to course selection for prospective students. Claudia Dyer is a third year student on our Biology with Industrial Experience course and she’s currently halfway through her placement. Whilst some students decide to stay in the UK, Claudia … More My placement year in an Indonesian wildlife centre
For many of our students, one of the best parts about embarking on a Biosciences degree is the opportunity not only to study and research a particular field, but also to gain genuine work experience within that field, whatever it may be. Take a look at what some of our students had to say about … More A place for everything and everything in its place
The step-up from second year to third comes with it’s fair share of challenges, but Dentistry student, Ayoola Bode has taken it in her stride. Here, she walks us through a day (or half) in the shoes of third-year Dental student on placement and the busy, early morning schedule. Although third year has only just … More A typical day on placement as a third-year Dental student
Year 2 Healthcare Science (Audiology) student Daniel Monks reveals what he gets up to over the course of a day in clinic. 8.45am I arrive at placement nice and early to catch up with colleagues, check the timetable for the day and get set up for the morning. 9.00am The morning starts off with first-assessments. … More A day in the life on audiology placement
Intercalating Medical Student, George Altman, is currently enjoying a year away from medicine studying Healthcare, Ethics and Law. However, last year, George was right in the thick of it on placement at Salford Royal Hospital. To George, practical work is far more beneficial than theory work so the opportunity to go on a year long placement … More My Clinical Placement Year at Salford Royal Hospital
Back in 2010, Michael Harris was still a Genetics with a Modern Language student at the University of Manchester and was about to step out of his comfort zone for a year and move abroad. With Japanese being the modern language he was studying alongside Genetics, there was only one place he was going to … More My placement year in Japan
Ellie Welch’s placement took her from the buzzing city of Manchester to a quiet village in Oxfordshire and then on to the coffee loving city of Portland in the USA. An unusual trio of places to bunch together, however, one that perhaps sums up the potential that science communications has to take you all over the … More How I ended up in the USA during my science communications placement year!