There were so many factors I had to think about when I was looking to apply for university.
Having graduated from my English Degree and thinking about my next steps, I often ponder over my decision to make Worcester my permanent home. It would be fair to say that I fell in love with the place the first time I visited and have never looked back.
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!