Tahmeena Amin is a Year 1 student on the Medicine MBChB course at Manchester. She blogs here about her experience of undertaking her first placement at a GP practice – and coming into contact with patients for the first time – as part of the course.
As part of our FBMH Stories feature for Instagram, we chat to Claire, who recently graduated with a BSc in Pharmacology with Industrial/Professional Experience. We discuss her time at Manchester, from choosing her course and her fantastic placement in The Gambia, to her final year research project and next steps.
Each year on May 12th, the work of nurses around the world is celebrated as International Nurses Day. For this year’s event, we’ve collected stories from graduates of our nursing courses to see where their degree has taken them and what advice they would offer to other aspiring nurses.
As part of our FBMH Stories feature for Instagram, we went along to the Blood Donation Society’s event to chat with their president, Lucy Cooper. Lucy is a second year Adult Nursing student, and tells us how her experiences on placement encouraged her to become a blood donor.
Ellen White is a BSc Biomedical Sciences student who is coming to the end of her ten-month placement at a science communication, marketing and PR agency based in Manchester. Read on to get an insight into a career in science outside of the lab.
Nafeesa Khan is a Year 2 student on the BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical day on a placement on the course.
As part of our FBMH Stories feature on Instagram, we spoke to Vimbai, a final year Midwifery student.
Current student Alice takes us through a typical day in the life of a Midwifery student.
Alice Coltman is a community adult Speech and Language Therapist at Bridgewater Community NHS Foundation Trust. Here, she reveals why and how she went into speech and language therapy, and gives advice to anyone considering a similar career path.
Conducted as part of an undergraduate placement year project at The University of Manchester, a study published in the journal Behavioural Ecology has shown that male domestic fowl are less aggressive towards related males than they are to unrelated males when competing for mates. Recently-graduated BSc Biology with Industrial/Professional Experience student, Charlotte Rosher, explains her research.