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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 Law student Niffy

Niffy is a third year Law student and a Widening Participation ambassador at City.  Some facts about me Hello, my name is Niffy, I’m a final year Law student at City. I am from: I was born in Nigeria, but I moved to Ireland when I was very young and grew up in a small town there.    A […]

Why I went to university to study Law

Laiyba is a third year Law student who is interested in interior design, and has been working on house projects focused on a minimalistic style. I am a third year Law student. In this blog, I will tell you why I decided to study at university and what informed my decision to go to university. […]

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 […]

My dyslexia experience at university

Laiyba is a third year Law LLB student, who during the pandemic has spent time learning knitting from family and YouTube. Today, I will be writing about my Dyslexia experience before and at university. I hope it raises the awareness of neurodiversity and helps you understand the process I went through. My experience before university When […]