Sector Profiles: Healthcare, Pharma and Science

Our graduates can be found working across the full spectrum of healthcare, pharma and science occupations.

Alumni making their mark on the world of healthcare, pharma and science work in organisations, including:

  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board
  • Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
  • Royal Glamorgan Hospital
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • NHS
  • Pfizer
  • L'Oreal 

Dr David Cooper, Owner, Sure Health Chiropractic

“Immediately after University I chanced my arm and opened up my first chiropractic clinic. I had done all the relevant planning and research and decided that Warrington was the best place to set up a first practice."

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Leighton Rolley, Lead Marine Technician, Schmidt Ocean Institute

"Don’t expect the dream job to just land in your lap. Research your desired career – know what questions to ask the people interviewing you. Never stop trying to better yourself and learn skills new skills." 

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Rhiannon Gill, Bird Rehabilitator, South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds 

"The job involves a lot more than that described….lots of hard work is required when you are part of an organisation fighting to save a specie or species."

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Jessica Laidlaw, Midwife, Royal Glamorgan Hospital

“I started my job as a midwife, straight after graduating. I'm now guiding student midwives who were where I was only months ago! The leap into employment has not been a huge shock as I was aware of the demands of the job due to placements as a student. The transition was not as daunting as I had expected, but I’m still learning every day.”

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Clare Churcher, Gynecological Clinical Specialist Nurse, Velindre Cancer Centre

“I never aspired to be a nurse.. however..Velindre was an inspiration to just walk through the door.”

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