Category: Careers

Navigating a career in conservation

Navigating a career in conservation

Jackie Caine, has used the Zoology degree she gained at the University of Manchester to work within many aspects of wildlife conservation, combining lab and field experience within the UK and Africa, Jackie is now helping tackle wildlife conservation on a global...

The rewarding road to becoming a teacher

The rewarding road to becoming a teacher

Interested in teaching? Look no further. Steve Simkin graduated from the University of Manchester in 2016 after studying Biochemistry with Industrial Experience. Since then, through TeachFirst, Steve has become a fully qualified teacher and has found himself working...

UoM to the BBC

UoM to the BBC

From being a student in Manchester, to travelling around the world making documentaries with the likes of the BBC, Zoology graduate, Peter Fison has seen it all. Here, he talks us through how he got his big break in natural history television, the less glamorous side...

Mental health matters

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...

My placement year in Japan

My placement year in Japan

Back in 2010, Michael Harris was still a Genetics with a Modern Language student at the University of Manchester and was about to step out of his comfort zone for a year and move abroad. With Japanese being the modern language he was studying alongside Genetics, there...

Arts and Sciences DO go together

Arts and Sciences DO go together

Like many students, Tori Blakeman found herself in a bit of a predicament when it came to choosing a career path. Initially choosing to study Biomedical Sciences, Tori then chose to specialise in Neuroscience at the start of her second year. Throughout her studies she...