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

Give a hoot, don’t pollute: how MPharm students are helping the environment through a waste medicines project

Emily Cope, Georgina Groves, Shonali Lakhani and Sonam Kotecha are MPharm Pharmacy students undertaking a dissertation project on raising awareness of the environmental and financial cost of not disposing of medicines properly. Here, they talk about what it’s been like to run the project. … More Give a hoot, don’t pollute: how MPharm students are helping the environment through a waste medicines project