Returning to university amid a pandemic

Imman studies Radiography and has worked as a Widening Participation Ambassador at City and is now a member of the Widening Participation Team! Returning to campus in autumn has been super exciting and long-awaited for many! University staff and students across the university alike are beginning to resume to normalcy… Or rather, the closest we […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet a Computer Science student

Alexandra is a third year student studying Computer Science, who once made a short video game in only 48 hours.  My journey to City I’m originally from the US where I completed high school. While there I studied a wide variety of topics in AP classes (A Level equivalent) such as Computer Science Principles, Comparative Government and Politics, and […]

Why I choose to be an LLB Law student

Anas is a third year Law student who cycles to university and likes to admire the London streets on his way in.  About me Hello! My name is Anas and I am due to begin my third and final year as an LLB Law student in September 2020 (LLB is a fancy word for my […]