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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet a Psychology student

Fatima Lobocka is a second-year student studying Psychology, who was born in Poland and is half Iraqi. My course and what module I enjoyed the most I am studying BSc Psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. My course is accredited by the British Psychology Society (BPS). Accredited means approved by a professional […]

Why I went to university to study Radiography

Imman is a second-year undergraduate student studying diagnostic radiography, who moved to London for university.  A little bit about me… My name is Imman and in the summer I completed my second year at City.  I study diagnostic radiography and am now entering my final year. I grew up in Birmingham and moved to London […]

My Marketing Placement: Part 2 The Job

In Part 1, Juste describes the application for the Micro Placement programme. Here is the rest of her story about the placement: “My placement is remote, meaning I have been working from home due to the pandemic.” Skills gained I would have liked to be able to travel to the office and physically meet all […]

My Marketing Placement: Part 1 The Application

Juste is a third year student participating in the Micro Placement Programme run by City, University of London’s Careers Service. Read below to find out how Juste got the placement. What is a Micro Placement and why did I apply? The aim of the Micro Placement programme is career exploration and involves being matched up […]

Meet a Midwifery student

Hello! My name is Amani and I am a first year Midwifery student from London. My journey to midwifery has not been a straightforward one! After studying A-levels in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and English literature, I decided to study Biology at university as it was my favourite subject at the time. However, my first term of studying […]