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So you want a hospital pharmacy pre-reg?

This blog has been written by Robert Oakley, who is in his final year, about applying for a hospital pre-registration place. And so it begins… The most dreaded and equally anticipated event of the beginning of your career is nigh. Pre-registration. Where do I go? How do I stand out? Will I be accepted? Three …

My Pre-reg Adventures: the Industrial Experience

This blog has been written by James Smith, a former MPharm student who is now in his pre-registration year. In February 2016, I was half way through my pharmacy pre-registration training year. For a lot of pre-regs, the halfway point is no more significant than knowing how far they have progressed and how far they …

November Blog on Pre-Registration

This blog has been written by Matthew Brown, one of our students who is in his pre-registration year. The 21st July seems like a long time ago however just 19 weeks ago I was tossing my mortarboard up in the air and what came down was the reality of pre-reg and a whole new way …

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference 2016

This blog was written by Katie Porter, Robert Oakley, Priya Ravendren and Yewande Awoniyi who were funded by the School to attend the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Annual Conference this year. The 2016 Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Conference was held at the Birmingham International Convention Centre.  The School of Pharmacy was represented by a group …

My first year studying Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham

                                  This blog has been written by Natalie Wong, an international student from Hong Kong studying MPharm at The University of Nottingham. Having finished my first year as a pharmacy student at The University of Nottingham, all I could …

International Conferences: Beers and Brexit

One of the highlights of academic research is the international conference. If one is fortunate enough to belong to a  well-funded research group, you will likely have the opportunity at some point to present your work, expenses paid, at an exotic location somewhere around the world.  PhD students are recommended to attend at least one international conference …

The importance of history in championing the future prosperity of British Pharmacy

This blog has been written by Xianle Chen, a third year MPharm student, about his exciting summer placement on a project with the National Pharmacy Association having been awarded the Rajesh Joshi Memorial Bursary offered by The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and The Health Education Foundation. It may not be initially obvious to understand the …

The European Pharmacy Students’ Association Annual Congress 2016 in Helsinki

As this is my first (and possibly my last) blog, I shall introduce myself. My name is Matthew James Brown and I have been a pharmacy student for the last 4 years here at The University of Nottingham. Throughout my time I have been heavily involved with The Pharmacy Society (PharmSoc), acting as President during …

The Opportunity of a Lifetime while Studying Pharmacy!

Hi! My name is David and I’m a third year pharmacy student at Nottingham, but I’m currently studying at the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus (UNMC), where I’m completing my research project. As soon-to-be undergraduates, I urge you all to seize every opportunity that comes your way and especially to consider travelling at some point …

Studying in Malaysia

This blog has been written by Helena Cooper, a third year student on our MPharm programme. The prospect of studying in Malaysia was the deciding factor in me choosing The University of Nottingham. Although it seemed scary at the time, I decided to take up the opportunity to study in Malaysia for the whole of my second year. …