As an international student, going to university abroad may be something similar to playing the lottery: you may or may not hit the jackpot.
One of the reasons I chose Worcester as a place to live and study was because it has everything you could want from a city including shops, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and lots of things to do.
Although I knew that with careful budgeting I could survive with my student loan, I wanted a little bit of extra cash so I could have money for expenses such as birthdays and Christmas. That is why whilst I was at university I decided to get a part-time job.
I’m sure some people further afield of the West Midlands probably wouldn’t have heard of Worcester or, in fact, have any idea where we are; however here’s a couple of reasons, from my point of view, as to why you should know about us!
There are SO many reasons why the city of Worcester is a wonderful place.
In an attempt to not repeat myself, find my top 5 reasons to love Worcester city.
If there is one thing that I am so glad I did during my time at university, it would definitely be the Worcester Award. Although, admittedly, in my first year when I received the email I dismissed it without a second thought, I certainly came to my senses by third year and gave it a try because why not.?
I’m forever glad I chose Worcester and I have no regrets.
Throughout my time here, I have met some really phenomenal people. Both inside and outside of the university, you make friends here so easily.
The idea of moving away from home and studying in an entirely new environment can feel daunting and incredibly scary.