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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

My fondest memory as an International student at University

Many memories are made at university, but for international student, Emily, it was joining a society that became her most treasured memory and helped her to feel at home.

14 November 2023

A quick guide to the new students’ enrolment process

Read this if you're enrolling at the University of Northampton in autumn 2023. A fast guide to student enrolment at UON

22 August 2023

What I wish I’d known as an international student moving to university

Starting at any university is pretty anxiety-inducing, daunting and can be quite scary. In this blog, student Mckenny will tell you about some obstacles he and others have faced when…

1 August 2023

A student guide to journalling

Student nurse Dorcas Salako shares her very personal student guide to journalling while at university and beyond. Dorcas turned to writing to help make sense of the changes in her…

18 May 2023

International Student POV: Physiotherapy Work Placement

Gina shares her Care Home placement experience as an International Student, studying Physiotherapy (pre-registration) MSc.

25 April 2023

4 stores to shop for Halal groceries in Northampton

Are you a new student and/or looking for stores to shop for Halal groceries in Northampton? Here are 4 stores to get everything from meat, poultry, seafoods to general groceries!

19 April 2023

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

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