The University hosts a wide range of workshops to help support you whilst you’re at University. We have found some that you may be useful:
The Careers Service offers tons of support relating to careers including help on CVs, cover letters, interviews, and much more check out our Careers Support page to have a look at all the resources. They also offer a ton of workshops to help you land that dream job
It’s the most exciting time of the year next week — that’s right, it’s Fresher’s Week! With freebies galore, it’s almost like an early Christmas for us students. We know there also lies the potential for a lot of overwhelm with so much going on though (not unlike that most festive time of the year). So we’re here to guide you through this strange, confusing yet wonderful time! Here are the Student Team’s top tips for navigating your way:
A selection of our resources can found at our Academic Support medium page; however here is our extensive list of all of our resources including blogs, videos, and podcasts. These include:
Here is a list of resources relating to Exam Support
The Library Peer Network (LPN) was launched in Autumn 2020 to tackle the challenges faced by underrepresented students during the pandemic. We identified a gap in support and after a roaring success we are back!
We recognise that your family’s income, a postcode marked by deprivation, a challenging school, experience of the care system, being estranged from family support, being the first in your family to attend University or as a member of an underrepresented community at Manchester all come with their own challenges. But you have carried that experience somewhere new and that…
Whether you’re revising for resits or redoing an assignment, working to save a bit of money over the summer period or living life to the full and enjoying your summer; it’s still important to practice self care and prioritise your wellbeing.
Practising wellbeing can make life more enjoyable and relieve stress.
Hi all! We hope you’re continuing to have a pleasant summer. Whether you’re revising during the summer in anticipation of the new academic year, or having your resits, you are not alone. Revising during the summer can be a painful process for many, but you’ve got the support of fellow students with you. The student team has come together to share their tips, tricks and previous mistakes in their revision and resit experiences.
Welcome to the LPN Coming Up! Here we will be walking you through some of the events that will be happening throughout the University. You can either read the full blog post or watch the video below:
Assessment season is almost upon us! But fear not — the Library offers extensive resources to help you with your revision. The Library’s award winning My Learning Essentials (MLE) programme offers online live workshops to explore new revision strategies and provides a place for you to ask any question — no matter how trivial with their drop-in’s. MLE also has a range of online resources including blogs, interactive resources, podcasts and templates.
Exam season can be incredibly stressful and it is vital to keep on top of our Wellbeing and ensure that our Mental Health is a priority. …
We met with Joshua Best who is a final year student studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics student (not Law as Jas thought!). Joshua is an exceptionally gifted individual who hails from Hackney, London but moved up to Manchester to make the most of the opportunities.
Not only is Joshua one of Manchester’s finest, but he is also the Founder and President of the 93% Club, Manchester. The 93% Club is the first, and largest, network of state-educated university students — it strives to drive social mobility and provide better opportunities for students from a state educated background.
The 93% Club was founded at the University of Bristol in 2016 and is now the UK’s largest social mobility network for students that come from state educated backgrounds.
The club was founded by the rather remarkable Sophie Pender, who like many us felt that
“When I got to university I realised that the hard part wasn’t getting in, it was fitting in.”