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Teachers and advisers

We run a number of projects and initiatives that help teachers and careers advisers encourage pupils to think about their futures in biology, medicine and health.

These initiatives include widening participation programmes to ensure we have a diverse student body, where equal opportunities are provided for everyone, regardless of their background.

Talks at your school or college

Healthcare professions careers talks

Inspire the future pharmacist, optometrist or speech and language therapist in your class. Graduates from The University of Manchester who work in these fields would like to share their experiences with your pupils. They will be joined by a member of staff from the University who can discuss the course details and entry requirements for these courses. Request your talk from a health care professional here.

Biosciences research talks

Would you like a visit from a PhD student to explain to your pupils some of the exciting research they are involved in? Our students are happy to tailor their talk to any age group and can also give basic information on the courses and entry requirements at the University. Book your talk from a PhD student here.

Work experience

We run a structured work experience scheme for 25 year 10 pupils per year from specifically targeted locacl schools. Further details will be available in early 2019.

We also accommodate Year 12 pupils with work experience via Nuffield Reserch Placements.

University staff can accommodate a request from school or college pupils outside of these schemes and should contact schoolsandcollegesfbmh@manchester.ac.uk for support and advice with this before committing to offering a place.

Discover Days

The University of Manchester's Discover Days are informative, interactive events for aspiring undergraduate students who are interested in certain subject areas, but may not know exactly which course to choose. They are ideal for Year 12 students, or for other people applying to university through UCAS and considering Manchester. We host the following three Discover Days: Midwifery, Psychology and Biosciences. For more information, visit the Discover Days page. 

Literature for your school or college

We have pocket guides to all our courses which we can send to you if you need them for your library or careers events. Please email schoolsandcollegesfbmh@manchester.ac.uk to request copies. We also have resources for teachers and careers advisers who want to encourage school pupils to take an interest in higher education and careers in biology, medicine and health.

Get in touch

To learn more about how we can work with your school, email schoolsandcollegesfbmh@manchester.ac.uk.

Events

Events that may be of interest to teachers, advisers and children are listed below:

Understanding Animal Research

09:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 12 December 2018

Pupils are invited to find out about animal research at The University of...