The Elmgreen School & Widening Participation at City

Imman has worked as a Widening Participation Ambassador and Tutor, studies Radiography at City and is now a member of the Widening Participation Team! City’s WP Team have been working with The Elmgreen School in Lambeth to deliver a targeted tutoring programme specifically to support young Black Caribbean students. This involves City students tutoring GCSE Maths and […]

Resource Round up is Back: Ideas for Winter

At the start of the summer holidays I shared some easy ideas about the things my family had planned to enjoy our summer break.  Summer feels long ago now, and although we are still in autumn it very much feels that winter is upon us, so it seemed like a good time for an update.  […]

Let us celebrate

October is the month that we celebrate Black History Month in the UK It is a time to celebrate all the success, achievements and history of people from the African and Caribbean community. Across the country, there are events taking place and the media industry are celebrating by highlighting a variety of television programmes throughout […]

Resource Round Up: GCSE Results Day

Getting ready for the Big Day The build-up to getting your GCSE results can be a rollercoaster of emotions.  Even more so this year with school closures, confusion over results day and the on going impact of the pandemic and social distancing.  How many of you have felt anxious, optimistic, nervous and excited? Well, let’s […]

Journalism – Boost Your Personal Statement

Thinking about studying journalism at university but not sure what to include in your personal statement?  Journalism is a competitive industry, but if you’re considering studying a degree in this exciting discipline, it’s important that you convey your enthusiasm, capability and written communication well – your personal statement is therefore the best place to evidence […]

Computer Science – Boost Your Personal Statement

Considering studying Computer Science or a related degree at university but not sure how to boost your personal statement?  Read on!  If you’re currently studying Computer Science as an A Level or Computing/IT BTEC, evidencing your interest in the subject through your current studies is a good place to start but what do you do […]

Resource Round Up: Summer Holidays

Today I am taking over the resource round up. As well as working at City, I am the mother of two girls aged 6 and 8. Like many I have struggled my way through lockdown whilst trying to provide my children with some form of education.  It has been difficult, oh so difficult, but what I […]

Clearing – Preparation and tips (just in case)

Top tips before applying through clearing! Most students don’t plan to go through clearing, yet every year tens of thousands of students find their university place this way. Clearing is a process that matches undergraduate applicants to university places yet to be filled. In these uncertain times the prospect of going through Clearing can seem […]