5 top tips for university open days

Nadia is a recent graduate in Children’s Nursing, who enjoys getting lost in a book. A university open day is a day or multiple days throughout the year in which universities invite prospective students onto their campus to take a look around the facilities, meet staff and current students, and find out more information on […]

Meet Reza and the City Careers and Employability department

Diana is an LLM (Masters of Law) student specialising in competition law. She likes to paint and listen to true horror story podcasts. I recently spoke to Reza Majid who is a careers consultant at City University, to learn a bit more about the role and what the careers department offers to students and alumni.    If […]

University life beyond academia: The social life of university

Hey, I am Dounia. A Postgraduate student (i.e. master’s student) studying Organisational Psychology. I also studied my Undergraduate degree in Psychology at City.   People often associate university with education, and rightfully so. But sometimes, the best parts of your university experience are the social elements. Granted, it might not be for everyone, the socialising thing, […]

Tips to make the most of your university’s careers support

Anisa is a postgraduate student studying the Legal Practice Course, exploring her career options as a Law graduate. Anisa was also an undergraduate student at City. It can be daunting when it comes to applying for new jobs or thinking about what you want to do after university. This was how I felt especially as […]

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 […]

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 […]