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Joining a society

Hi I’m Sarvi and this blog is about why you should join a society and the benefits you can gain from joining societies during your studies at the University of Nottingham. I study pharmacy and during the 4 years that I’ve been at Nottingham I’ve participated in numerous societies here. These include, IMPACT magazine, dodgeball, …

How to choose the right university

Choosing a university can be a daunting experience. There is so much to think about and I remember feeling so nervous because it was one of the first major decisions I had to make. You have to think about the degree you want to study, the accommodation available, societies, and of course making sure it …

Reflection on Pharmacy Leadership and Management (PLM)

My time working at Minshull Pharmacy in Pilchester has nearly come to an end. I should clarify that Minshull is a simulated pharmacy and Pilchester (affectionately nicknamed Pilly) is a fictional town. Our Pharmacy was focussed on empowering patients to make decisions about their health and building trusting relationships. This is all part of the …

First Semester Overview

Here we are, the end of first semester. Looking back, it has gone by so quickly! I am very happy it is here though; I miss the days when we had half-term holidays.  University has definitely kept me very busy and time has flown by. It’s been a good semester with numerous lectures, activities and …

Being part of PharmNotts

Hey there! My name is Kit. I am 19 years old and I study at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus as a Year 2 MPharm 2+2 student. During my first year at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, I was fortunate enough to be elected onto PharmNotts (UNM’s Pharmacy Students’ Association) as an assistant event …

Studying in Malaysia – 5 things I did not expect

For anyone new, I am Zeliha, 19 years old and I am in my second year studying Pharmacy at the Malaysia campus.  As someone who likes to plan every detail, I admit you sometimes just have to experience things yourself and so, there have been a few things that surprised me whilst being in Malaysia. …

Being a part of the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association National Executive

Hi everyone! My name is Suky and I am a recent graduate from the University of Nottingham School of Pharmacy. After graduating this Summer, I began my first job as a hospital pre-registration pharmacist at the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in North Manchester, my hometown, where I will spend the year learning about different …

Jetlag and summer work experience!

As this is my first post, I’ll start off with a quick intro. I’m Hadia, 20 years old, and I’ve just finished my first year of the MPharm course. I say ‘just finished’ but really, summer holidays started back in June, and there’s still a little over a month left before university starts back up …