The power of a student’s voice

Dounia Rguyeg is a post-graduate student studying an MSc in Organisational Psychology. When thinking about university, the last thing people tend to think about is how they can be heard. It’s pretty well known that if you have issues related to your course, then teaching staff and course officers are usually the best people to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Things to consider when deciding to go to university

Diana is a third year Law student, who loves mystery novels and painting.   Why I went to university   I went to university mainly because I wanted to pursue a career in law. Naturally, getting a law degree was a part of that. However, from personal experience I can confidently say that going to university has so many benefits […]

Meet an undergraduate Psychology student

Malaika is a third-year student studying Psychology, who enjoys watching crime documentaries on Netflix.  What I study I study Psychology, which is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour – how humans act, think and feel in different situations and why. Because Psychology is a science subject, we get to learn about interesting experiments and do our own to find out […]

A student’s guide to making friends

Ayesha is a third year student studying Criminology with Quantitative Methods, and has a cat named Buster.  Browsing for Besties!  Life doesn’t take us all on the same paths, hence you are always meeting new people and forming new relationships. It can be pretty daunting taking a new step without your pals you’ve known for […]