Guest Blog: DR.EAM Junior Virtual Widening Participation Conference 2020

Today on the MDS Outreach blog we have a post, from Louise Griffin, an intercalating medical student, member of Birmingham Widening Access to Medical Sciences and Dr.eam Junior Conference Chair. On Saturday 28th November 2020, Birmingham Widening Access to Medical Sciences (BWAMS) society hosted their annual Dr.eam Junior Conference for Year 12 students interested in … Continue reading “Guest Blog: DR.EAM Junior Virtual Widening Participation Conference 2020”

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Guest Blog – A Guide to Widening Participation: My Story by Anam Chaudhry Dentistry alumna

This guest blog is written by Anam Chaudhry, a recent alumna of the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham. Anam participated in the nationwide widening participation programme Realising Opportunities before starting university and shares her story to support the next generation of students realise their ambition of studying to be come a dentist. … Continue reading “Guest Blog – A Guide to Widening Participation: My Story by Anam Chaudhry Dentistry alumna”

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Guest Blog – African Caribbean Medical Mentors – 3 years of growth

This guest blog is written by Monique Wheatle, a Medical Student at the University of Birmingham and co-founder of the African Caribbean Medical Mentors organisation. Who I am and what I do: My name is Monique Wheatle, and I’m a graduate entry medical student at the University of Birmingham. I previously studied Biomedical Science at … Continue reading “Guest Blog – African Caribbean Medical Mentors – 3 years of growth”

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Guest Blog – Applying to study dentistry: how I wrote my personal statement

This guest blog is written by Talia Harris, a Dental Student at the University of Birmingham and a member of Birmingham Widening Access to the Medical Sciences. Hi everyone! I’m Talia and I’m a 1st year Dental student at Birmingham University. Sitting down to write my personal statement seemed like the impossible task. I remember … Continue reading “Guest Blog – Applying to study dentistry: how I wrote my personal statement”

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Guest Blog – Are you thinking of applying to Dentistry in 2020?

This guest blog is written by Dr Joanna Batt, Admissions Tutor for Dental Surgery for the School of Dentistry, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham. So this is a difficult enough decision to make. And add into that a global pandemic… you might be stressing! Well, don’t, please! Here are a few pointers which … Continue reading “Guest Blog – Are you thinking of applying to Dentistry in 2020?”

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Guest Blog – The Tooth behind My Dental Journey (part 2) – Life as a Dental student

This guest blog is written by Karishma Dewitt, a Dental Student at the University of Birmingham and a member of Birmingham Widening Access to the Medical Sciences.   The Tooth behind My Dental Journey (part 2) – Life as a Dental student Let’s talk more about Dental School then… Very early on you are repeatedly … Continue reading “Guest Blog – The Tooth behind My Dental Journey (part 2) – Life as a Dental student”

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