Picking a university: Tips your college won’t give you

02 Apr 2019
By Jodie T., Student at University of Edinburgh

So, you’re picking a university, and nobody will stop telling you where to go. Your teachers are pushing you to any Russell Group uni they can. Your parents want you to stay close to home. Your best friend wants you to come to Leeds, but your cousin said you’d have a better time in Liverpool. Confusing, right?

Well, I can’t tell you where you should go but, as someone who has been there and done this, I can offer you some tips on how to choose a university for yourself.

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I'm a second-year undergraduate psychology student at the University of Edinburgh, and I have lived with Unite Students since first year. I enjoy writing, poached eggs, and driving around Edinburgh. I dislike olives, exams and TV shows about antiques.