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Zombie-inspired experiments!

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For years, I debated what kind of career I wanted to follow - police, architect, restauranteur. In the end, I finished my Advanced Highers (the Scottish equivalent of A Levels) in 2012, with a curiosity for science. I went on to study Immunology at the University of Glasgow. This decision was heavily influenced by my fascination of TV and film adaptations of zombie outbreaks, and how our body’s defence system would fight against pathogens.

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Intern Journey: Study to Raising Aspirations

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Hi, my name is Abbie, and I am from Macclesfield in Cheshire, I am comfortably surrounded by lots of hills, forests and greenery, with the wonderful, vibrant city of Manchester just a train ride away! I currently working as a Student Recruitment and Widening Participation Intern at the University of Manchester and my degree has been invaluable in the work I now do. It taught me so much, and I have been able to apply so much of the knowledge and the skills that I learnt to my current role.

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Intern Journey: Reaching out to make a difference

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My name’s Anthea and I’m a currently a graduate intern with the Student Recruitment and Widening Participation (SRWP) team. After studying A Levels in Sociology, English Language, French and completing an extended project I went onto study Sociology at the University. I’m from a town local to Manchester and have grown up loving its rich diversity and things to do! Manchester was the obvious choice for me and I absolutely loved my degree and the opportunities it’s provided!

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