Levelling up my work in non-communicable disease through the MPH course

Ogweno Stephen is a global health enthusiast and author, and a student on the Master of Public Health (MPH) course at Manchester. He is also the founder and CEO of Stowelink, which undertakes innovative community health projects focusing on non-communicable disease (NCD) literacy and access to healthcare. He was recognised as one of the top … More Levelling up my work in non-communicable disease through the MPH course

Do You See Me?: A Black History Month Panel

Black Pharmacists Collective (BPC) in collaboration with The University of Bradford are hosting a panel discussion with a range of Healthcare Professionals. This event is being held on Wednesday 28th October 2020 from 6-8pm and it is open to any Black healthcare students and young, early career professionals. FREE TICKETS are available HERE. The Black … More Do You See Me?: A Black History Month Panel

The Making a Difference Awards: Medics in Primary Schools

Fifth year Medical student, Sylvia Osahan, was one of many students from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health who were recognised at the latest Making a Difference (MAD) Awards. Sylvia was highly commended for ‘outstanding contribution to widening participation’ thanks to her involvement in the Medics in Primary Schools (MiPS) society. Below, Sylvia discusses … More The Making a Difference Awards: Medics in Primary Schools

The Making a Difference Awards: The Manchester First Language Community Project

In May 2020, The University of Manchester hosted its annual Making a Difference Awards where numerous members of staff and students from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health were recognised for their work and its impact on society. Fifth year dentistry student Sophie Pathmanathan was highly commended at the event for her work with … More The Making a Difference Awards: The Manchester First Language Community Project

A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

In July 2019, Emily Christopher graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology and had secured a place on the University’s Masters in Public Health programme. However, before starting her postgraduate degree, she took a trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to volunteer on a public health programme. Read all about her … More A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

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