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Ayurveda Training / November 12, 2013

My name is Sarah and I am part of the (first ever!) Biosciences Integrated Master’s cohort. This is an undergraduate course that incorporates a master’s year into a normal BSc course. It’s been a long four years, but I will soon be graduating with an MSci in Biomedical Sciences – sounds fancy, right? The course … More Life in the Lab on a Biosciences MSci course: Sarah’s story

Lucia Martin is completing our PGDip in Deaf Education so that she can become a Teacher of the Deaf. This qualification trains teachers to provide focused support to deaf children and their families. We spoke to Lucia about her experience of the course, Manchester, and her aspirations for the future. How did you feel on your … More Lucia’s Journey: Training as a Teacher of the Deaf

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. Anna Heaton Registered Nurse at Western Australia … More Nursing and Me: Inspiring Stories from our Alumni

This week is Mental Health Awareness week. Here in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, we do a lot of research into mental health and try to challenge preconceptions and devise effective treatment strategies. Anna, a second year medical student, has written a personal account about mental health and the project she is undertaking … More Talking About Mental Health: A Medical Student’s Perspective

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. Why did you choose to study nursing? I wanted … More FBMH Stories: Lucy Cooper

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. When I first embarked on my Biomedical Sciences degree, I already knew that … More A world of science outside the lab: science communication placements

First year Pharmacy students Felicia Yew, Jared Loo and Justin Lee recently attended the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association’s 75th Annual Conference. Their idea for a public health campaign won them first prize in the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition. Here, Justin describes their experience. It was last year that Felicia learnt about the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition to plan … More