Vlog: postgraduate funding

John is a postgrad student here at The University and has plenty of experience of applying for funding to pay for his studies. Here’s his guide to postgraduate funding.

Vlog: uni jargon buster

University is FULL of jargon. Emma sorts through some of it in this vlog.

Vlog: Danny’s tour of Ningbo

Danny is spending a semester abroad at our Ningbo campus in China. We asked him to show us the city and he made this vlog – enjoy!

Our latest Twitter Q+A for Applicants

We held a Twitter Q&A last week, and here’s a summary of some of the questions you asked. Keep an eye out on @UoNapplicants for our next Q&A to take part! I’ve missed the visit days but still really want to visit the campus. Can I? Yes! Our campuses are open to the public so you’re welcome …

Five awesome things about studying a Classical subject

Like every Fresher, my first few weeks at university seemed to involve endlessly answering one of these three questions (asked in a variety of different accents that I could never impersonate): what’s your name? where are you from? what course are you studying? As a Classical Civilisation student I dreaded the last of these questions, as …

Applying for accommodation from 1 March

If we’re your firm choice for university for 2016/17 you can apply for accommodation from 1 March. We held a Twitter Q+A last week to answer your questions, here’s a handy summary of everything you wanted to know about living here. When/how do I apply for university-arranged accommodation? You can apply online here from 9am …

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 …

Vlog: University expectations vs. reality

What’s university REALLY like? Student vlogger Tom compares his expectations with the reality of student life.

Vlog: School study vs. Uni study

Student vloggers Amy and Laura explain the difference between studying at school and at university.

Vlog: UCAS visit days

Student vlogger Tom explains what UCAS visit days are all about and why offer holders should come along. Find out more about our UCAS visit days. They’re tailored to you, your course, and your accommodation, so you can ask all the relevant questions to both students and academics and find out what it’s really like …