Equity and Merit in FBMH

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health recently attended The University of Manchester’s annual celebration for those graduating from the Equity and Merit Scholarship: an initiative started in 2007 that has since offered financial support to over 255 individuals from Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia. Not only does this help students gain a postgraduate qualification, … More Equity and Merit in FBMH

How the University of Manchester helped me to continue my Audiology adventure

Moving from your home country to study a master’s is a daunting prospect for every international student that embarks on their Manchester experience. However, for Nigerian Audiology graduate, Awajimijana Allison Otana, there was the added pressure of following in his Father’s footsteps… Before coming to Manchester for the MSc Audiology programme, I had completed a … More How the University of Manchester helped me to continue my Audiology adventure

Team Uganda

Last year S.A.L.V.E International ran a project alongside the University of Manchester called ‘Team Uganda’. Fourteen students across all years and subjects headed to Uganda in order to carry out community projects which aimed to help homeless children in Jinja, one of Uganda’s largest cities. Second year Medical student, Joe Pusey was one of the … More Team Uganda

How the Manchester Access Programme helped me in to university and beyond

University education should be available to people from all walks of life, however unfortunately it doesn’t always work out that way. With the financial strain that university can put people under and the misconception that it’s only for the higher classes in society, many individuals are put off. Thankfully, the Manchester Access Programme (MAP) helps … More How the Manchester Access Programme helped me in to university and beyond

Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems

“Take us for the wrong thing, that’s dangerous to do. When you really need us, we could stop working for you” is how the antibiotic resistance advert goes, but perhaps the dancing pills don’t quite emphasise just how serious reckless antibiotic use is. Up step medical student, Clarissa Hemmingsen, who has a supreme knowledge base … More Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems