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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

What is a “Good Adult?”

t’s the one thing I truly aspire to be, other than a rather snazzy mechanical stress engineer. So what exactly does being a good adult entail? Finances Should all my finances be in order? Out of my overdraft for good? Of course these are things I want, but does that make for a good adult?... Continue Reading →

Summer 2019 Job Hunt: An Update

Huzzah! I’ve found some employment for some of my summer. I will once again be completing the four week NCS programme, but this time working as the group leader. This means organising and planning activities for a group of teenagers as we go through an outdoor centre, a local festival/glamping experience, and carry out some... Continue Reading →

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