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Event: Life as a Junior Doctor

Organised by Manchester Medical Careers Society, this evening event is sure to be useful for anyone thinking about their future as a Foundation Doctor. University of Manchester and St Andrews graduates will be on hand to give an insight into their experiences on the foundation and academic foundation programme. For advice on what to expect … Continue reading

Always wanted to be a doctor? Find out how to make your dream a reality

If you are considering studying medicine after you graduate, come along to our Graduate Entry to Medicine talk.  Whether you are looking for information on the various routes open to you or would like to find out how to make a strong application this session is a vital part of your preparation. We will cover: … Continue reading

Applying to medical school?

In order to gain a place in medical school you will have to meet the entry requirements for that particular school.   It is essential that you check up the requirements with each school before applying as these can change each year. All admissions to universities in the United Kingdom are administered by  UCAS (Universities and College Admissions … Continue reading

UKFPO joins social media trend

UKFPO now live on Facebook and Twitter The UKFPO’s pages on Facebook and Twitter went live on Friday 3 September. Users can now sign up to both and receive regular updates. The UKFPO’s Facebook page will be used to communicate key information, as well as hosting discussion forums and frequently asked questions. The Twitter account will carry short … Continue reading

How to survive medical school

Staring medical school this month? With the new academic year is almost upon us, new medical students may have some trepidation about starting their degrees. In response, the BMJ has created an e-book  with tips on exams and answering doctors’ questions, plus what to do if you fail an exam, how to deal with competitive … Continue reading