Really sorry for a shortage of posts recently, life has been pretty hectic to say the least! However, I have a series of posts lined up for you, so I promise I’ll be back to regular blogging.
With Christmas approaching, I wanted to use this post to reflect on the last few months, and specifically, how I handled the jump between first year and second year of University. This change is something which most definitely affected me and my friends, with many of us spending the first few weeks back feeling totally overwhelmed by the substantial increase in workload. However, having now completely my first term, I feel equipped to offer my advice as to how to stay calm and manage everything second year has to throw at you. Continue reading “How to tackle the jump from first year to second year of University”
With second year of Uni about to commence I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on what a great summer I’ve had. As well as gaining work experience, catching up with old friends and returning to my part-time job I’ve also been lucky to travel to some amazing places.
My first trip of the summer was to the Amalfi Coast in Italy. This was a family holiday and we stayed in a little village just outside of Sorrento. This was a great location as we were able to get the train to key locations like Pompei and Naples (both of which we visited) as well as using the bus and boat routes in Sorrento to explore the coast. Continue reading “Summer of travels”
First of all, sorry for a lack of posts during May and June, life has been pretty crazy what with final assignments, exams and moving out of Uni halls. However, now I have three months of Summer ahead of me so can ensure I’ll be regularly posting.
I really wanted to write a blog post about how totally amazing first year of Uni has been (I know slightly gushy, but true!), however to make the post slightly less generic I thought I’d focus on the three things I didn’t expect to discover in year one of my University studies. Hopefully this might give those embarking on their Uni adventure in September a slightly different outlook into those unexpected twists and turns that Uni can throw at you – so here goes! Continue reading “Three things I didn’t expect from my first year of Uni”
After conquering my first term at University I feel it’s a good time to reflect on this big lifestyle change! On the whole, I would say Uni life has treated me very nicely so far, however I was totally unprepared for how overwhelming it can be at times. In this post I’ll discuss my 3 top tips on how to settle into your new life, as well as how to deal with things when they get a little tough. Obviously, these are personal to me, however I hope they can help fellow students too. Continue reading “Reflecting on my first term of Uni”
Hi everyone and welcome to my very first blog post. This is all very new for me, however I’m sure my love of writing and years of rambling in my diary will ensure I am well suited to the world of blogging- so here goes! Continue reading “Welcome world!”