Goals for my final year summer

Been thinking about this since I've been working through every single summer since college and don't even have the savings to back it up. But with my current summer being yet another full one of interviews and full work-days, it makes me wonder how I'll be able to finally enjoy the last long summer I'll... Continue Reading →

Improving My Leadership Skills

Since I’m hoping to become a chartered engineer down the line, it would make sense that I wouldn’t mind being in charge of a team of engineers at some point. That is why evidence of leadership is so important for the chartership application, and in turn the graduate applications as well. It’s a bit odd... Continue Reading →

How Have I Found My Placement Year?

Tomorrow is my last day of placement as I used up all of my remaining holiday to finish earlier. Soon it will be summer, which involves summer work and some holidays, so I am definitely looking forward to that. However, I can’t help but feel sad that I’m having to return to university again after... Continue Reading →

Saving Smarter

So I’m sure you’re all aware of the statistics being thrown around that only 50% of young people (aged 20-29) have any savings, and another large chunk of those that do have anything stashed away have less than £1000. Well it seems like no surprise to most as trying to save in the current rental... Continue Reading →

Uni Job Hunt

As I am perpetually poor and am planning on keeping the money in my savings account for as long as I can manage, I am yet again looking for a job once I get back to university. It has been quite a while since I applied for a part-time job (summer job not included), so... Continue Reading →

Postgraduate Study

So I’ve been panicking all year about having to do a masters after finally getting to taste some freedom from education. I just want to finish my bachelors and launch back into adult life, looking at Ikea plates and having some wine after a good day of work. However, doing a masters is exactly what... Continue Reading →

Recent Home Décor Buys

1) This adorable tealight holder from Berts Homestore in Brighton for £5.95 2) This hexagon mirror from Wilko for £5 was my latest find last weekend. 3) This ottoman also from Wilko has been a lifesaver. It was £22, folds flat so is car friendly, and also is strong enough to sit on when I... Continue Reading →

Why Does Graduation Seem So Scary?

Picture it. It’s May/June and you’ve just walked out of your last exam, dissertation handed in and presentations completed. The past few years of your life come to an end and you have to go out and get on with the rest of your life. Are you absolutely terrified? I am. The idea of no... Continue Reading →

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