Making a decision

Make the right decision about university

Camilla reflects on her experience at two different universities to offer advice about making the best decision for you.

Student with pile of books

Working as a student assistant

Blogger Elisabeth Sandler, a master’s degree student of Educational Sciences at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, offers a unique perspective on the benefits of working for an academic during your studies.


How do I choose a master's?

Blogger Charlie Pullen, studying for a master's degree at Queen Mary University of London, guides you through the difficult decision process.

University College Hospital

Are London medical schools really the best?

A London medical student looks at the advantages and disadvantages of studying medicine in the city

Woman abroad in Berlin

Expectations vs Reality in Berlin

Blogger Rebecca Heitlinger, on a year's break in Berlin from her studies at Oxford University, debunks three common myths about going abroad.

Student on campus

A day in the life of a UK university student

Blogger Ben Mock, studying Psychology at Lancaster University, reveals the details you won't read in a university prospectus.

Shubhi Sahni blogger

Why I chose my university and subject (University of Toronto, English)

Blogger Shubhi Sahni explains why she changed her mind and wound up applying for social sciences at the University of Toronto.

Berlin from the Potsdamerplatz view point

Why study German?

Student blogger Niamh McShane, studying German at Trinity College Dublin, defends her degree against the claim that it does not provide hard skills for the workplace.