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 →

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 →

My outlook for summer is bleak

Now that the end of my placement is right around the corner, the prospect of summer is looking a little dull to me. I’ll be doing some work as per usual to pay my first month’s rent and beef up my savings a bit in-case I end up needing to take my car to university... Continue Reading →

Did I choose the right course?

It would be interesting to know that I rewrote my personal statement and began researching engineering extra-curriculars two months before UCAS applications opened. My heart had been fairly set on medicine since the age of ten, having always been interested in the human body and learning about illnesses. So why the last minute change after... Continue Reading →

All My Friends Are Graduating

Taking a placement year puts me in an odd place as it is approaching the point where most of my friends are graduating their standard three year degrees. Of course it isn’t all of my friends, as we all take different paths. Some friends left college and got into work and I have seen them... Continue Reading →

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