Blog posts written by students, alumni and researchers from
the Faculty of Humanities at The University of Manchester.
The Faculty of Humanities blog is a place for students, alumni and researchers to share their experiences/stories of studying, working, and teaching within the biggest faculty at The University of Manchester.
We hope that through these blog posts, prospective students will get a flavour for what life is like as a student within The Faculty of Humanities and that our alumni will inspire you to reach your goals.
Academics are on hand too, offering a simplified look at the ground-breaking research that’s currently taking place here as well as providing key information on our wide range of courses, from Archaeology to Politics and beyond.
Emily now works as a Marketing, Communications and PR Officer and as a Freelance Journalist and Community Researcher.
Ellie now works as an Influencer Marketing Executive for a PR agency specialising in influencer marketing for a variety of campaigns including: TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. She works on a variety of clients including Dulux, Tequila Rose and Fray Bentos.
Caitlin now works as a Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement Officer. She is a fully qualified Careers Leader and Guidance Counsellor who has moved to working in Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at an alpine boarding school in Switzerland
Tom, a MusM Composition (Instrumental and Vocal) Graduate, now working as a Composer for Faber Music discusses his career since leaving the University of Manchester.
Sarah now works as a PhD Researcher/Freelance Composer/ECHOES Project Assistant.
Cæcilie now works as a Study Abroad Coordinator for a private company and as an Admissions Officer assessing foreign exams for applicants to the University of Copenhagen.
Kit now works as a Trainee Reporter for Stoke-on-Trent Live and as a Freelance Shift Reporter for The Daily Star and The Daily Mirror.
Alex now works as an Insight and Innovation Executive, which entails using linguistic and psychological data to understand audience behaviour and motivations in a digital and societal setting.
Eloise, a BA Politics and Modern History Graduate, talks about what she does and how she got there following her time at Manchester.
Muneera Lula, a BA in Politics and Modern History Graduate, talks about what she does and how she got there following her time at Manchester.