Scholarship Series: Nicole Burdett – Archery and Psychology

In the latest instalment of our scholarship series, where the best athletic talents within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester are showcased, we caught up with first year Psychology student and elite archer, Nicole Burdett… Balancing performance sport and studying can be demanding yet also extremely rewarding and fulfilling. … More Scholarship Series: Nicole Burdett – Archery and Psychology

Getting involved with psychology research from year one

At the start of the academic year, students are often swamped with an incredible amount of information from the structure of certain modules to society joining fees to how to get 2-4-1 at the local takeaway.  For Psychology students,  the words ‘seps’ and ‘sona’ may have cropped up and some of you may still be … More Getting involved with psychology research from year one

Making a difference to young lives: My placement year with City Year

Mojib Ali is a BSc Psychology student who has recently finished his placement year with City Year in Mossfield Primary School. As an aspiring teacher, Mojib sought a placement in a school environment and he managed to achieve that by getting his application in early. Read on to find out why he chose City year, … More Making a difference to young lives: My placement year with City Year

Welcome Week: My Experience of Psychology at The University of Manchester

Ahead of Welcome Week 2019, we wanted to talk to some of our currents students and recent graduates about their time studying at the University of Manchester. Callum Mogridge hasn’t long since finished his BSc in Psychology and is now working as a Research Assistant for our very own Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. Callum … More Welcome Week: My Experience of Psychology at The University of Manchester

Why going into clearing was the best thing that ever happened to me

Psychology graduate, Corah Lewis, was never meant to go to the University of Manchester. It wasn’t until she entered clearing in the summer of 2014 that she ended up on the same path as 40,000 other students but it was a turn of fate that ended up working out incredibly well for her. Read all … More Why going into clearing was the best thing that ever happened to me

Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

After finishing his Psychology degree at the University of Liverpool in July 2018, Myles Chadwick was unsure of what to do next: he wanted to stay in education but knew that embarking on a master’s would be a massive commitment. Nevertheless, after looking at a variety of options, being a Russell Group university situated in … More Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

My advice to prospective Psychology students

Victoria Thomas has just finished her first year at The University of Manchester studying Psychology. Here, she offers tips to the upcoming cohort of freshers and provides some psychology specific advice to those starting the course in September… Being a fresher is daunting. You might be moving away from home, you are starting at a … More My advice to prospective Psychology students