Meet Ruqaiyah, our Students’ Union Vice-President for Education

Tasfia is a Law graduate who is now doing a Postgraduate Masters in Legal Practice, and enjoys reading crime novels. I recently spoke with Ruqaiyah Javad, Vice-President for Education at City Students’ Union, to learn more about the Students’ Union (SU) and what they do. If you’re wondering why and how you can take advantage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]