My year abroad studying psychology in Canada

The option to study abroad is available to all University of Manchester Psychology students, something that makes the course appealing to many travel-crazy undergrads. Final year Psychology student, Salma Rana, spent her year abroad in Canada at a University that is surrounded by Lake Ontario. Here, she tells us how Queens University compares to the … More My year abroad studying psychology in Canada

From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester

Simone Malekar is a first-year student studying Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology. We asked if she would share her thoughts on her course, Manchester and her journey thus far. Here’s what she had to say… First of all, studying a joint honours subject, my schedule keeps me pretty busy, but it’s a unique one as Cognitive Neuroscience … More From Mumbai to NYC, all the way to Manchester

There is no such thing as too much experience

It goes without saying that going to university and obtaining a degree enhances your career prospects for once you enter the ‘real world’ after graduation. However, a degree alone isn’t always enough. Gaining work experience through placements is vital as the practical skills you pick up are invaluable. Psychology graduate, Lauren Waterhouse, is a great example … More There is no such thing as too much experience

Mental health matters

Mental health is currently a hot topic of discussion on social media, however, with thousands of people still struggling to talk about their issues, it continues to be a massive problem in the UK and around the world. The University of Manchester offers a postgraduate degree in Advanced Practice Interventions for Mental Health and in … More Mental health matters

Lesson learnt: Never doubt yourself or your work

MSc Health Psychology graduate, Sonia Khanom, recently took home first prize in a competition looking for the best dissertation within the Division of Psychology and Mental Health. Sonia received funding to go and present her dissertation, “The views and experiences of people with lived experience of depression talking about lifestyle change with healthcare professionals: A … More Lesson learnt: Never doubt yourself or your work