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Helen Bolton: my Occupational Therapy experience in Finland

Helen shares her experiences and the highlights of an Occupational Therapy journey of a lifetime through an exchange with the University of Applied Sciences (JAMK), Jyväskylä, Finland.

28 March 2023

Gaining New Skills and Work Experience While Studying

Janine writes about the wide variety of work experiences she’s gained and the importance of keeping on top of University emails to make the most of any new opportunities.

12 December 2022

Preparing for Winter as a New International Student

A UK Winter doesn’t have to be difficult. International student, Airah, shares her top tips on how to prepare, adjust, and stay warm during the winter terms.

7 December 2022

Is Watching Football an Occupation?

While eager eyes across the planet monitor the action from the World Cup, how useful and valuable is watching football? Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy Nicola Cumbleton blogs about whether…

7 December 2022

Adjusting to Life as an International student

Starting in any university is pretty anxiety-inducing. This blog will let you know of any problem points and advise on how to overcome them.

5 October 2022

Journey to University

The writer highlights her journey of how she studied in Africa from a young age, and the routes she took to be able to study her dream course.

5 October 2022

Adjusting to Life as a Mature Student

A brief into the beginning life as a mature student; my fears (the fear of failure?), travelling to university, student support, summary of my time at university.

5 October 2022

What to Bring to University as an International Student

What you will need to do before arriving at the university as an international student, and what you will need to bring with you.

5 October 2022

Leaving home

Feeling homesick after moving away for university, and tips on how to feel better about it.

5 October 2022