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 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, […]
Student experience 27th April 2018
It has been almost two months since second semester started. I just can’t believe how fast it’s going. I feel like it was just last week when I was called as a fresher, and now I’m down to just days until the first year ends!!! (Okay, I may sound a bit like I’m exaggerating about […]
Student experience 16th April 2018
Now that Semester Two has started and I’m back into my Uni routine, I’m feeling so pumped! It’s good to be back. There is so much of Uni life I missed while I was home for the holidays, including the rain! Warm weather and sunny skies get old very quickly. I’m really enjoying my modules […]
Student experience 7th April 2015
It is now Easter break and time to relax… kind of! It is good to be home and having a little break from uni. This three weeks off was needed! Before breaking up for Easter, I had two of my mid-term tests. Both of which went quite well. I still have two mid-terms left and […]