University of Manchester (UK) visiting DC

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Date: 30th OCT 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: Room 4207 (Ms Kelly’s Room)


Academic Lecture: The presentation will focus on “courses in our Faculty and the careers available. Our Faculty offers undergraduate courses in Biology, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Psychology, Optometry, Nursing, Audiology and Speech and Hearing.”

The University of Manchester is a Russell Group University. With almost 40,000 students, it boasts the largest student community in the UK.

With all its higher education institutions combined, the city of Manchester has the largest student population in Europe, which makes for a lively and welcoming atmosphere for its student body, that come from all over the world.

Teaching at the university is divided into four faculties, each housing individual schools. These are the faculties of Life Sciences, Humanities, Medical and Human Sciences, and Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Choose Manchester and you’ll put yourself ahead of the competition when the time comes to begin your career. With an award-winning careers service and courses built with your employability in mind, it’s no surprise that 94% of our graduates go straight into jobs or further study.


Block 6 14:20 – 15:15

Ms Kelly’s and Mr Tate’s Biology students will attend a lecture on ‘’How will we feed 9 billion people by 2050? Climate-smart rice?’’ by Professor Amanda Bamford from the University of Manchester. This talk explains how climate change will affect important crops around the world including rice. The talk will explain how plant scientists are coming up with solutions by developing rice varieties that can cope with extreme conditions.