Read the latest blogs from our students and researchers.
Chemical engineers at work 7th April 2021
Final year student Fleur undertook a placement year at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Barnard Castle as part of her MEng Chemical Engineering with Industrial Experience degree, working at a secondary pharmaceuticals manufacturing site with a role as a process engineer based within the capital projects team.
Student experience 31st March 2021
Read about our first in a series of Entrepreneur Events.
Student experience 4th March 2021
Read about our recent Careers and Employability event with speakers from BP, Unilever and GSK.
Industrial Experience 17th February 2021
Karuna is a final year MEng Chemical Engineering student and in this guest blog post shares their experiences of a summer internship in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry.
Student experience 29th November 2020
Hear from Darius, a fourth year student, who tells us more about what blended learning is and his experience of this type of teaching and learning over the past year.
Student experience 30th June 2020
A team from The University of Manchester have been awarded the IChemE Macnab-Lacey Prize for their sustainable chemical engineering design project.
Student experience 31st July 2019
On Wednesday 17th July, we held our annual Social Responsibility Awards, recognising the commitment of staff and students to helping others through areas such as charity work, environmental research, and improving well-being. Staff and students were nominated by their peers across 10 different categories The winners were decided by Darren Huyton, Student Experience Manager for […]
Student experience 17th August 2016
Graduation. It is a momentous and life altering day. It’s the day you begin your post-student life, a thought which, depending on your plans beyond university, can be either scary or exciting. Regardless of your thoughts of life after pot noodle dinners and spending time at the pub when you shouldn’t be (and studying endlessly, of course), the day itself is a day for celebration.
Student experience 31st March 2016
The ride is in aid of Breast Cancer Now, the largest breast cancer charity in the UK, which has the aim of ensuring everyone diagnosed with the disease after 2050 survives. Once I put my name down and my deposit was paid, I had to get stuck in. If I didn’t, my deposit would be lost (which, as a student, wasn’t something I could even bear thinking about).
Student experience 3rd December 2015
I chose this course due to a love of science. The variety I previously mentioned is hard to find on other courses and allows me to apply a real mix of knowledge, with maths and physics as the main topics but chemistry and even biology also being studied.