My psychology journey: Part 2 – Postgraduate degree and applying for the ClinPsyD

Abigail Kay is currently a student on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. To get to this point, Abigail has completed both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree at Manchester in Psychology and Forensic Psychology and Mental Health respectively. On top of this, she has also undertaken a number of jobs in the field. In this three … More My psychology journey: Part 2 – Postgraduate degree and applying for the ClinPsyD

My psychology journey: Part 1 – Undergraduate degree and first full time job

Abigail Kay is currently a student on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. To get to this point, Abigail has completed both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree at Manchester in Psychology and Forensic Psychology and Mental Health respectively, and has undertaken a number of jobs in the field. In this … More My psychology journey: Part 1 – Undergraduate degree and first full time job

Psychology alumni who work in mental health

Studying Psychology at The University of Manchester can open the door to many different careers within the vast and varied world of psychology. Today, we’re focusing on a selection of our psychology graduates who have gone on to work in mental health related careers. Read all about them and what their jobs consist of below… … More Psychology alumni who work in mental health

COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester

First year Psychology student, Nicole Burdett, could never have imagined her first year at university ending with a global pandemic. Below, she discusses the changes that have been made to the undergraduate psychology degree since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak and how she’s trying to make the most of this lockdown period… It’s day … More COVID-19: How it’s affected first year psychology students at Manchester

Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Callum Mogridge knows the University of Manchester campus like the back of his hand. He has completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology here, he’s in the midst of his master’s in Organisational Psychology, he’s also worked as a researcher and to top it all off he’s planning on doing his PhD next year too. Below, … More Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

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