More on Micro-Placements: City applications open now

The Micro-Placements Programme Expression of Interest form is now open for City students to apply!  What is the Micro-Placements Programme?   City Careers and Employability is back with the Micro-Placements Programme! The programme is a 15-credit elective that supports you to develop your CV, enhance your core employability skills and get a taste of the working world. It […]

Become a WP student ambassador or WP tutor

Widening Participation Student Ambassador scheme Deadline for applications has been extended to Monday 11th October at 5pm.  Help us reach out and inspire young people to think about university, share your passion for your studies and enhance your employability skills. Applications are now open, please apply by completing our application form. As an Ambassador you […]

What are Microplacements & more about City’s programme

If you’ve been thinking about how you might get employability experience while you’re at univeristy, a placement programme, like City’s Careers and Employability Micro-Placements Programme  (MPP) might be just the thing for you. At City, the MPP is a 15-credit elective that supports you to develop your CV, enhance your core employability skills and get a […]

Clearing 2021: What to do when results don’t go to plan

To say the last year has been challenging is an understatement.  Education has again been disrupted and grades have been determined by Teacher Assessed Grades.  With results day fast approaching on 10th August, many of you may be worried about your potential A Level or BTEC grades.  So what can you do ahead of results […]

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Empowering Underrepresented Learners to Access and Succeed in Higher Education When the world locked down and the WP Outreach team were suddenly unable to visit schools or bring learners on campus, we had to think hard about how to continue to make information, advice and learning about higher education available to our target schools and […]

Commuting to university – is it worth it? 

George is a third year student studying Accounting and Finance, who has a puppy, a Yorkie named Ollie!  Why commute?  Once I was accepted into university, I had to decide whether I wanted to live at home or stay in halls local to class. A big reason behind choosing to commute was the cost. People always […]

Discover what an MA in Investigative Journalism is all about

Marco is studying a masters degree in Investigative Journalism. Hi! I’m Marco, and I’ve just finished my MA in Investigative Journalism at City! Here’s some What you will be doing While you get trained to use filming equipment, and get to make films as part of the course, Investigative is definitely more print focused than […]

What’s it like to do a Journalism degree?

Amy is a third year Journalism student and a Widening Participation ambassador at City. Photographing an Extinction Rebellion protest, interviewing a recipient of an OBE and talking to neuroscientists about autism are just three of the many things studying journalism has enabled me to do. Journalism is great for transferable skills The communication, organisational and […]