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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mathematics – Boost Your Personal Statement

So you’re considering studying Maths at university but you’re still not sure about what to include in your personal statement.  Conveying your interest in Maths can be challenging without specific examples to back it up and, understandably, as a Year 12 student in this current situation, extra-curricular activities have been hard to come by.  So […]

Insight into Business & Enterprise

For those intrigued by how businesses work to those aspiring to be entrepreneurs, studying Business at university will introduce you to a range of skills and expertise to help you go forward. We asked Dr Martin Rich, Senior Lecturer at City’s Business School (Faculty of Management) for some advice for young people interested in studying […]

Business, Accounting, Finance and Economics – Boost Your Personal Statement

Business, Accounting, Finance and Economics are all popular courses offered at university.  If you’re considering studying any of these subjects and looking to gain some further experience to enhance your personal statement, then look no further!  Here are some ideas to help get you started.                                Virtual Work Experience Work experience is limited at present but […]

Why I went to university to study Law

My name is Emily and I’m about to start my final year at City, University of London. I am a law student, which is also known as an LLB student. Why I wanted to study law After working and interning for various government organisations, I decided that the pace of legislative work wasn’t for me. […]