Careers Service

Social Media

Social media

Using social media carefully can help with medicine career choices, applications and interviews.

Our Social media pages explain about making the most of social media for your career as well as tips for managing your ‘digital footprint’.

Medicine - specific sites

You may find the following medicine-specific sites useful:


Forums give students and graduates the opportunity to exchange tips, advice and opinions on applying for medical school. Experts in the field will often offer their advice and they can be a helpful resource.

Examples include:


There are a number of medicine-related blogs online and some are more actively updated than others. Blogs are usually quite personal and subjective. But they can offer valuable insight into what life is like as a medical student or junior doctor. Examples include Life of a Medic.