Category: Guest blog

Develop and launch your business with the Masood Entrepreneurship Centre

Guest blog written by Mariam Hussein, MEC Enterprise Assistant The Masood Entrepreneurship Centre (MEC) is the main hub of activity for enterprise and entrepreneurship at The University of Manchester. The Centre is based in the Alliance Manchester Business School but is available to all students across the University. We focus on ensuring everyone has the…

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How I Secured a Job After my Phd

Guest blog written by Charlotte Criscuolo, PhD Cancer Sciences student If you are finishing your postgraduate degree and looking for work, this is a blog for you! I am a PhD student studying Cancer Sciences and in the past few months I have been writing my thesis whilst applying for jobs. It’s been stressful but…

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Graduate perspective: Lessons learned on a path towards a PhD

Guest blog written by Minerva Ledezma Martínez (PhD in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences, 2019) Minerva graduated from The University of Manchester in 2019 with a PhD in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences. She currently holds a Senior Consultant Engineer role in a global technology company which provides software and consulting services for the refining…

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Graduate perspective: What it’s like to be a PhD student in Astrophysics

Guest blog written by Camille Yasmina Lorfing (MPhys Physics with Astrophysics, 2020) Camille graduated from The University of Manchester in 2020. She is currently working towards a PhD in Solar and Plasma Physics at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory in Surrey. “We often say that a degree in physics is a degree in problem solving,…

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