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Pre-Lecture Advice and Essentials

Pre-Lecture Advice and Essentials

With lectures starting next week, I thought I would take the opportunity to give you some advice and tips, so you get the most out of your lectures and are prepared. I always feel mixed about lectures starting again – on one hand, I’m sad […]

Enrolment Week

Enrolment Week

Now that we’re coming to the end of September, it’s time for uni to begin! But first is enrolment week. Lots happens during enrolment week. Some of it is optional, some mandatory, however I suggest getting involved in as much as possible because it’s a […]

Starting your dissertation

Starting your dissertation

Hello again! I’m in my final year at university and have chosen to write a dissertation. Have you done the same? Or have you chosen the enterprise option? Or have you still not decided?! Choose your topic wisely To write a dissertation, we are required […]

Why education is important right now

Why education is important right now

Hello again! Are you interested in coming to university? Or having second thoughts about your studies? When I finished school, I never considered going to university as I didn’t see the benefits. However, after being made redundant from my previous job, I decided to go […]

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

Third year…how does the time fly by so fast?

It was 2017 when I started my Events Management degree course and I remember how, back then, the final year seemed so far away and almost like a dream! Well, guess what? It’s real, and it might be closer than it seems. As the days […]

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Water everywhere, steam filling up the room and a hissing noise that wouldn’t stop. That was my Sunday night. I came into my house, washed my hands and started making fajitas. Just as I was frying the onion I could hear a strange hissing noise […]

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Hi everyone, let’s talk breaks – not the Ross and Rachel “WE WERE ON A BREAK” kind! I want to share my all-time favourite seaside place – Lyme Regis! I have been visiting this place since I was a teeny tiny person so it’s kind of like […]

Making your home Zen

Making your home Zen

Hello again 🙂 Over the past couple of weeks, I have written blogs about studying at home. However, it is also important to separate your work life from your home life, despite having to work at home. It’s good to get yourself into the frame […]

Back to Uni

Back to Uni

Well induction is over and I’ve just had my first full week of my final year. I don’t think first year Josh had any clue how different the world would be in just two years! University College Birmingham have offered us the choice between fully […]

Advice to myself in my first year

Advice to myself in my first year

Hello again, it’s Charley 🙂 Are you worried about your first year or would you like some advice on how to master your next year? In this blog, I will write about what has worked for myself and hopefully give you some help on smashing […]