Look around and be ambitious – Judit’s Clearing story

I am a first-year international student from Hong Kong, who studied A levels in the UK. My A level years were the most stressful two years of my life: in addition of being an international student, I had to put extra effort into my studies due to the language barrier. I re-sat many of my …

How to choose a university

You’ve just about decided on a course, and you’re relieved that the big, life-changing decisions are over. Think again – they’ve only just begun. Everyone is different, but luckily, so is every university. No university is better than the other, really, it’s all about which is the best fit for YOU. Here are the top things to look …

How to choose a course

You’ve only just gained the confidence to ask the teacher whether you can go to the bathroom, and now they’re asking you to pick a degree that will direct the course of your entire life. For some, this task can be overwhelming, but the good news is that the choices on offer are broader than you can  …

The Pros and Cons of Catered Halls

Eating is a big part of everyone’s life, none more than the hungry university student. There’s a lot of information regarding catered or self-catered accommodation, so here’s the basics for you to sink your teeth into. THE PROS OF CATERED HALLS Catered halls have a great atmosphere and a real community feel to them. They’re …