Dr Yu Lan
MSc postgraduate dental student
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University
I am a dentist from China. I graduated from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) in 2019 and registered as a qualified dentist in the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China in 2020. Currently, I am studying MSc Dental Science for Clinical Practice at Queen Mary University of London (Barts and the London school of dentistry). It a postgraduate programme that consists of fundamental research knowledge, dental science, manikin practice and clinical audit modules. It was challenging to adapt myself to a different educational environment at the beginning. Luckily, with great help from directors, I have been able to keep on track. In the manikin practice session, it was encouraging that I became the first student who received the full mark on a test.
I am grateful for the privilege to strengthen my academic and professional skills at a first-class University. Medicine and dentistry are fields that requires continuous learning, which means dedication in practice and absorbing advanced technology and knowledge from other professionals. The UKDentalCourses provides me with more opportunities to have a deeper insight into dental practice in the UK. I hope to continue my study in the UK either as a scientist or a practitioner. I believe that the more I learn, the more confident I would be when coping with oral diseases. Patients’ health and satisfaction are the highest goals that I have always wanted to achieve.