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 […]

Meet a Radiography student

Imman is a second-year undergraduate student studying diagnostic radiography, who moved from Birmingham to London for university. A little bit about me… My name is Imman and I have just completed my second year at City.  I study diagnostic radiography and will be entering the final year of my course soon. My degree is primarily about learning how to produce and evaluate x-ray images […]

Living in student accommodation: A survival guide to living away from home  

Niffy is a final year Law student at City who moved to London for university, and is a self confessed BTS fan. About me My name is Niffy and when I was 19 I decided to move to London for university. Before starting university I lived in a small town in Ireland where everybody knew […]

Moving abroad to study

Julia is a BA Journalism student, who likes listening to old music and watching sunsets.  I am originally from Poland and have lived there my whole life, though I have always wanted to move abroad after high school. I have always wanted to go to university – there was never any other option. I think […]

What you need to know if you’re thinking of studying Law

Diana is a third year LLB student, who loves mystery novels and painting.  My name is Diana and I’ve just finished my second year of a three-year Law course. Although these are uncertain times for literally all of us, I am looking forward to beginning my third and final year – and at the same time mournful that it will be […]

What’s a sandwich degree and what’s it like to do one?

Malaika is a third-year student studying Psychology, who undertook a sandwich year and likes watching crime documentaries on Netflix.   What is a sandwich year? Unfortunately, this doesn’t quite involve eating sandwiches over the course of an entire year like the name suggests. A sandwich year is when you spend the third year of your degree […]

Juggling work and studying at uni

Fatima Lobocka is a second-year student studying Psychology, who was born in Poland and is half Iraqi.  Juggling work whilst studying is common with many University students in the UK! My first year experience In my first year, I started a part-time job at Vision Express to support my student maintenance loan. I worked on […]

Why I went to uni to study Criminology and Sociology

Juste is a third year undergraduate student studying Criminology and Sociology, who used to do ballroom dancing but is now very much into fitness and training!  Why I decided to go to university  My educational journey in the UK began at 10 years old, when my family and I moved here from Lithuania in 2010. Having moved from […]