Find out what it’s like to be a student in the Department of Mathematics – and why Manchester’s such a fantastic place to be.
Student experience 27th November 2019
First year undergraduate student Alisa writes about her experience in obtaining university accommodation. Hi! My name is Alisa. I am an international student from Bangkok, Thailand. I am currently studying Actuarial Science and Mathematics. Coming to university from a country that is pretty much on the other side of the world was just as daunting […]
Student experience 22nd July 2019
This blog post was written by School of Mathematics MSc student Kimberly Hanson in May 2019. Mentally Most institutions, especially those outside the UK, offer Masters programmes that span over 2-3 years. Making the decision to start a one year course was not an easy one, especially when I knew I would have less time […]
Student experience 9th May 2019
Read the latest blog entry from School of Mathematics undergraduate Emily Todd as she discusses her relief after receiving some satisfactory results.
Student experience 29th March 2019
Kimberley Hanson talks us through her Chinese New Year celebrations at the School of Mathematics, where it’s not only Chinese students who can join in the fun.
Student experience 18th March 2019
PhD student Elliot McKernon holds a Q&A session with Finnish third-year PhD student Ulla Karhumaki about her research and the impact of world politics on mathematics.
Student experience 3rd December 2018
Undergraduate student in the School of Mathematics Emily Todd provides an introduction to who she is and talks about life both inside and outside the University.
Student experience 19th September 2018
This is a blog article about being a PhD student in the School of Mathematics at The University of Manchester. One of our PhD students, Elliot McKernon, did a Q&A with Catherine Bruce – a British PhD student about to enter her third year – about publishing research, giving talks, outreach, and the social aspects […]
Student experience 8th August 2018
I am in my first year of PhD, and it is my first time studying abroad. Before that I was educated in Russia in a 6-year long program that was, in essence, a joint masters and bachelors. When starting my time in Manchester, I did not think that mathematical education in universities in different countries […]
Making it count 18th July 2018
Why Mathematics? For over 4 years, I’ve been asked similar questions over a thousand times : “ Why did you choose mathematics?” “Are you an idiot?” “Are you crazy?” A large number of people, even some maths students, usually feel confused why students are willing to choose maths as their major. Mathematics, which is a difficult […]
Student experience 12th June 2018
This is a blog article about being a PhD student in the School of Mathematics at The University of Manchester. One of our PhD students, Elliot McKernon, did a Q&A with Cesare G. Ardito – a second year PhD student hailing from Italy who shares his office and research area – about PhDs, conferences, collaboration, […]