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CV Masterclass

CV Masterclass

Googling how to write a CV seems to be the most obvious way to go. Guides are thrown up on how to format a CV. But formatting isn’t the only element. It’s not just etiquette that matters, it’s content. There are several parts to a […]

Beauty Must Haves 2019!

Beauty Must Haves 2019!

This week I wanted to post about the beauty products that I cannot live without. I normally wake up at 7 on a uni day, get to uni for 9, finish at 1, straight to work until 6:30, go to the gym and then usually […]

The best places to study in Birmingham city centre

The best places to study in Birmingham city centre

The second semester is upon us and that means starting to study to get that First Class degree, so I thought it would be good to let you know all about the places I believe are the best for studying in Birmingham city centre. It really depends […]

How to get a job

How to get a job

Before even looking for a job, it’s important to realise what you’re getting yourself into. Getting a job is exciting and new, but if you don’t have the patience or resilience to keep going and turning up, you need to evaluate the situation. Building a […]

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

And we’re back… Although Christmas seems so far away and in the past, I thought I’d share a little snippet of my time off back home, how I celebrated and what I want for the new year. Christmas in my household is always something I […]

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

At the beginning of the semester we were set a brief of developing a product incorporating the ingredient from fruit and nut manufacturing giant Whitworths called ‘AppleSoft’, with Tesco in mind as our target market. The start of the module introduced us to various processes […]

Assignment Researching

Assignment Researching

In one of my more recent posts, I gave simple tips for putting together and writing an assignment (click here). In this post, I’m going to detail some more specific types of assignments, as well as reputable sources which could be applicable to certain courses. […]

What’s in my uni bag?

What’s in my uni bag?

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had a good week! For this week’s post I thought I would give you an update on what I carry in my uni bag as a third year student. At school, we never had to […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

It was November when I started writing this post with assignment deadlines coming up and student loans having been spent. To be completely honest, all I’m wishing for right now is the arrival of my favorite time of the year – CHRISTMAS! Apparently, I’m not […]

My guide to assignments

My guide to assignments

Moving from FE to HE, the main difference is the style, volume and calibre of the work. Assignment writing is very different to anything I’ve ever done and it was kind of sprung on me at the start of the year. So as an academic […]