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Unlocking Opportunities: The Benefits of Volunteering


Discover a harmonious blend of academics and part-time work in the UK with these practical tips. Whether through on-campus roles or online platforms, strike a balance that enriches your skills,…

12 February 2024

7 things we wish we’d known as international students starting a Public Health MSc


International students Joseph and Dolapo share their experience of studying at the University of Northampton. Embarking on a journey as an international student is an adventure filled with learning, growth,…

6 February 2024

Navigating the Path to Success: A Guide to Securing Placements and Internships


Unlock success by prioritising placements and internships in the UK job market. Gain hands-on experience, valuable skills, and a competitive edge for your dream career.

30 January 2024

5 Reasons to Join a Sports Team or Society


What makes joining a uni sports’ team or/and a society a fantastic idea?

23 January 2024

How Northampton helped me balance university life with my love of the cinema.


UON alumni Nadine talks about why Northampton was a great location for her to continue one of her hobbies while studying: seeing films at the cinema.

18 January 2024

How to Create and Achieve your New Year Goals


Many of us see the start of a new year as a time to create a set of new personal goals. Current student Madison offers her advice on how to…

21 December 2023

UCAS reference writing for teachers and advisers – what’s changed and why?


The reference on a UCAS application can make a big difference to the offer an applicant receives. This blog explains the changes UCAS has made and some advice on what…

19 December 2023

Representation Matters: Celebrating our Sisters


Professor Eunice Lumsden discusses how the events she was involved in as part of Black History Month 2023 led her to reflect on her first year as a professor, the…

13 December 2023

New year’s resolutions. Why not now?


A New Year’s resolution is a tradition where we resolve to accomplish a personal goal, or improve our lifestyle or behaviour, on the first day of January. However first-year student,…

8 December 2023

From Learning Disability Nurse to Health Visitor: Navigating Career Paths in Nursing


Lauretta Ofulue tells us about what becoming a learning disability nurse means to her, and her post-UON life and career as a health visitor

22 November 2023

A journey of growth as an international student in Northampton


Starting a degree as an international student in the UK can have its challenges, but for MA TESOL student, Anh, it has been a time of growth and development.

22 November 2023

The amazing opportunities I’ve been given as a Fashion Marketing & Promotion student


First-year Fashion Marketing & Promotion student, Maisie Hunt, describes her first experience of the glamour of the fashion world when she took the opportunity to work at London’s African Fashion…

20 November 2023