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Study medicine in the UK

Making the Move to Study Medicine in the UK

12th November 2019

Nitish Trikha is a third year MBBS student at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Originally from New Delhi, he lived in Singapore for nine years before moving to Preston in North West England to study medicine. He tells us about his experience starting university to study medicine in the UK. 1. How did you…

mmi interview tips

Top Six Tips MMI Interview Tips

22nd October 2019

Receiving an interview offer to medical school is literally one foot in the door to that official offer to study medicine. With that in mind, you know attending an MMI is filled with pressure, anticipation, and a high amount of career achieving goals at stake. If you’re looking for MMI interview tips to help you…

Studying your A-Levels

Top 5 Tips for Studying Your A-Levels

30th September 2019

Studying your A-Levels is such an important time for anyone wanting to study medicine. The pressure is really on to get A’s and A*s. Do not panic, there are plenty of ways to increase your performance, motivation and desire to succeed. My name is Dean, I am a 3rd year medical student at the University…

Day in the life at UCLan

Financial Strain, Mental Drain & Education Gain – A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

13th September 2019

Before the alarm goes off and there you lie, sound asleep, oblivious to the hard working realities of an average medical student. An aggregate of books and notes lay strewn across the duvet; highlighters open, felt-tips leaking ink onto pages and an overwhelming number of colour-coded flash cards waging war against your memory. This is…

Library etiquette

7 Library Etiquette Tips

12th August 2019

Love it or loathe it, you’ll inevitably spend a lot of time in the library at uni – whether you’re powering through exam revision, or just taking a much-needed nap. But going to the library isn’t as simple as you might imagine. There are codes, decimals, floors and shelves. And books. So many books. For…

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In Clearing? Don’t Give Up Your Passion to be a Doctor

5th August 2019

As results season is upon us, a lot of students will have missed their grades and may become unsuccessful in securing a place at medical school. If you find yourself in this situation, don’t panic; there are other options still available to you. Clearing is a chance to apply for remaining places that universities have…

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UCLan Medical School Insight: Questions Answered by UCLan Medical Student

18th July 2019

As September approaches the UCLan Medical School are familiar with the types of questions that are running through the minds of students. Whether you’re searching for a university, or waiting for your results, it’s an exciting and nerve-racking time, so that’s why we have teamed up with one of our second year MBBS students to…

Balance Social Life with Studies

5 Hacks for Balancing Your Studies and Social Life

15th July 2019

Whether you’re breezing through first year, stressing through second year, or 3,000 words into your dissertation (and counting), maintaining a balance between your studies and your social life is super important. Going out all the time isn’t healthy, but then neither is burning out from spending too much time with your head in a textbook….

What kind of learner are you

What Kind of Learner Are You?

10th June 2019

With ever-present exams and looming deadlines, it’s important to know what type of learner you are so you can devise a revision method that will work best for you. Scientists and psychologists have theorised many different learning models, including VARK. The VARK model theorises that there are four different types of learner out there: Auditory…

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5 Things to Know About the University of Nicosia Medical School

15th May 2019

Many aspiring medics from the UK think about studying overseas. So – why not consider the University of Nicosia in Cyprus? The University runs a 6-year MD degree and a 4-year MBBS degree. Here are five things you might not know about studying at the University of Nicosia Medical School… Interested in applying? Applications to…


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