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, […]

The Students’ Union – a crash course

Tasfia is a City University Law graduate who is now doing a Postgraduate Masters in Legal Practice, and enjoys reading crime novels. As a new student, one of your most important points of contact would be the Students’ Union. But what is the Students’ Union? They are a membership-led, democratically elected organisation that is independent […]

How university has changed me

Anisa is a final-year student studying Law, who enjoys watching thriller movies on Netflix. Coming to university was scary and daunting especially being the first person to attend in my immediate family. I was worried about making new friends, finding my way through the building, and balancing work life and study. I always see myself […]

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’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 […]

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 […]

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 […]