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 →

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 →

Can I be a flexible employee?

I have begun eagerly looking at some graduate roles to get an idea of what I can do in my final year, potentially two years, of university to give me that all important “edge”. Already making plans to look for some leadership roles and a fun team-based society, there was one bit of criteria that... Continue Reading →

My transition from university to placement

I have mentioned that I am currently doing a placement year between my second and third years of university in aerospace engineering. At first I couldn't even imagine what being on placement would be like compared to the comfortable life of university, but now I can't even imagine returning to university this September! The change... Continue Reading →

Why can’t I stop wasting time?

It’s already time for another rambling post from yours truly about one of the many things I tend to freak out about more than necessary. This time around, it’s all about the way I spend my time! So to sum up how I typically spend my time at uni, it was either spending all night... Continue Reading →

Completely freaking out in general.

The title may come across as a little dramatic, and even though I will admit my days of youth theatre have left their mark, the title is very accurate. I’m sure you are thinking, “What can she be worried about? She is completing a year placement with a well-known engineering company and had some work... Continue Reading →

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