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 […]

What to expect at University Open Days

Nadia is a recent graduate in Children’s Nursing, who enjoys getting lost in a book. You might be thinking what is an open day? Universities open their doors to prospective students, to allow them to look around the university, learning facilities, and social spaces. You get to speak to various lecturers and student ambassadors to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Returning to university after the pandemic

Sarea is a third year English student who enjoys reading contemporary novels and exploring different places to travel to around the world. The first term of university is well under way but many students who have just finished their first year during COVID-19 have had to adjust to in person teaching in their second year […]

What are Microplacements & more about City’s programme

If you’ve been thinking about how you might get employability experience while you’re at univeristy, a placement programme, like City’s Careers and Employability Micro-Placements Programme  (MPP) might be just the thing for you. At City, the MPP is a 15-credit elective that supports you to develop your CV, enhance your core employability skills and get a […]

Clearing 2021: What to do when results don’t go to plan

To say the last year has been challenging is an understatement.  Education has again been disrupted and grades have been determined by Teacher Assessed Grades.  With results day fast approaching on 10th August, many of you may be worried about your potential A Level or BTEC grades.  So what can you do ahead of results […]