Get creative with your career exploration during Lockdown Are you in a catch-22 situation planning to study a healthcare degree but cannot obtain experience? Or are you considering a Psychology degree and looking to evidence an understanding of human behaviour? You can’t control the current situation but here are some ideas you can take control […]
Posts from June 2020
Be Proud at University – the LGBTQ+ experience
As this month is Pride month and this weekend it will be Global Pride, what better time to kick off the series of posts we will be running about the LGBTQ+ experience at university than with a look at how you engage with the LGBTQ+ community from your very own home. Queer spirit, let’s hear […]
Let’s explore the human mind!
Are you thinking about studying psychology at university? Would you like a career in psychology and wondering how to get there? Or maybe you’re just curious about finding out all the weird and wonderful ways our brain works? If the answer is yes, we’ve got some great resources to give you an insight into psychology […]
International Women in Engineering Day: Top 10 picks for girls interested in this career
Interested in engineering and curious about what to do this term? Here are some activities you can do to build your knowledge: 1.Sign up to Careers with Impact: Meet the Engineers who Shape The World Run in collaboration with the Mayor of London, the Women in Engineering Society and STEM Learning, this free webinar on […]
What’s it like being a female engineer?
There is currently a shortage of engineers in the UK with a particular shortage of women – who make up only around 12% of the engineering workforce. With International Women in Engineering Day taking place on 23rd June, it’s worth researching the different kinds of degree courses on offer, as well as the variety of […]
Resource Round-Up – Preparing for Uni
There’s more stuff than ever out there to do online and at home to support your journey to University, but with more and more added every day it’s getting tough to find useful, interesting and helpful resources. That’s where we’re coming in with our top three picks of what we’ve found each week to help […]
Budgeting while at university
You have just started university and The Student Loans Company have just deposited a big chunk of money into my account, your first thought is what do I do with this? How long does it have to last? When will I get my next chunk? Your first reaction may be to spend the money on […]
Each One Teach One – An African Proverb
Have you ever heard of the phrase each one teach one? I believe in the African proverb Each One Teach One. This proverb originated during slavery times in America when slaves were denied an education and when one slave learnt how to read or write, it became their duty to teach someone else. Following the […]
Engineering – Boost your Personal Statement
What to do when work experience isn’t an option So you’re considering studying engineering at university and you were hoping to get some relevant work experience to give you that added extra to include in your UCAS personal statement. Finding a placement in engineering can be challenging at the best of times, let alone in […]
Personal Statements – How can we help you?
Writing a personal statement is one of the most important, but equally most daunting parts of applying to university. Here at City, we often find that we get a lot of questions from students looking to really nail that personal statement and make sure that their application is as strong as an be. What is […]