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.
Making it count 23rd February 2021
We talk to final year student Jasmine about how taking advantage of our placement scheme can help develop your skills and launch your career after you graduate… Hi Jasmine, thank you for joining us on the Maths Blog! You finished your year in industry last summer, where did you go and what did you do? […]
Student experience 30th November 2020
In this student blog we catch up with Tom, who helps us understand more on tackling blended learning as a student. Hello! My name is Tom, I’m a third year undergraduate student of Mathematics here at Manchester, as well as a guitarist and programmer. Like everyone, the way I interact with the university and my […]
Student experience 8th June 2020
In this alumni blog we catch up with previous Department of Mathematics student, Joshua Hawkhead. What is your name, where are you from? Joshua Hawkhead. Originally from Barnsley, now living in Wakefield. When did you graduate from the University? 2011 Can you tell us about what you studied at the University of Manchester? BSc (hons) […]
Student experience 21st January 2020
First year undergraduate student Alisa writes about how she budgets as a student at the University. Hi! Today I will be discussing my finances and how I have been budgeting my finances. 1. Member Cards I didn’t do this when I first arrived but eventually, I made a card for most of the stores which […]
Student experience 14th January 2020
First year undergraduate student Tashreeqah writes about her experience in obtaining university accommodation. Moving to Manchester It’s already been two months since I moved into University halls but it feels like it’s been forever. Before I moved in, I often wondered about what it would be like and how I could prepare myself to adjust […]
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.