Hear from postgraduate students of the School of Biosciences
Find out what it's like to be a postgraduate student in the School of Biosciences
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Alessandro, PhD Biosciences
"there was no better place to do my PhD, especially in the field of microbiology because of the breadth of knowledge that there is at the University of Birmingham."
Youseuf, MSc Microbiology & Infection
"you get to walk around the people who are world leading researchers within that field, and you really get that sense of these are your colleagues”
Jonathan, PhD Biosciences
"My favourite thing about my PhD is the sense of satisfaction you get at receiving the email that says, ‘Your paper has been accepted.’ ”
Lucy, Phd Biosciences
"It’s hard work but we also have really good opportunities to develop our skills in many other areas"
Chris, PhD Biosciences
"when I was doing my Masters project, I collaborated with a research group here at Birmingham. I really liked the research they did. I thought, ‘What better place to come and join than their lab?’ ”