Debate: Is the organ donation opt out system ethical?

With long organ donation lists and patients being put at risk, an opt out system is being hotly debated in the UK. At the beginning of the year, MPs backed a landmark bill that would introduce an opt out organ donation process, paving the way…

Debate: Should medical cannabis be more readily available?

There’s being a growing movement towards more patients accessing medical cannabis around the world but in the UK it’s still something of a taboo subject. But with a growing body of evidence in support of using marijuana for a range of conditions,…

Debate: Should partners ever be informed of potential health risks?

Medical advancements mean there’s now a much greater understanding of how conditions are spread from person to person – and while treatment is also progressing, there are still many conditions that can’t be cured. This leaves professionals…

Debate: Should medical researchers by exploring stem cell treatments

As with many new areas of medicine, stem cell research is being hotly debated. It’s numerous potential benefit to further medical science are being tempered with ethical concerns. As stem cell research becomes even more prominent in a variety…

How to Get Medical Work Experience

Work experience is vital for any medical school application; here are some tips by Olivia Szepietowski on how to get it!

Which Medical School should you choose?

The importance of applying to the right medical school FOR YOU cannot be overestimated. Make sure you know which teaching method is best for your style of learning.

Perfecting your personal statement

The personal statement is often the hardest part of the medical school application. Here are some tips from UniMed's expert, Olivia Szepietowski, about starting and perfecting your personal statement.

Success in interviews: keep up to date with medical news

  It's extremely important to have a sound understanding of what is going on in the medical community when you go to an interview. This video will show you how to keep up to date and how to use it.    

Why do you want to study medicine at University?

Often the most difficult question during an interview for a UK Medical School is "why do you want to study medicine?". It sounds simple but it is often the downfall of an otherwise strong candidate. UniMed's expert, Olivia Szepietowski,…

How to succeed at UK Medical School Interviews

How to succeed at UK Medical School Interviews The types of interview you can encounter The types of questions you can be asked How to prepare at different stages before the interview