πŸ—ΊοΈ A Week In The Life of a Geographer πŸ—ΊοΈ

πŸ—ΊοΈ A Week In The Life of a Geographer πŸ—ΊοΈ

MONDAY – 4th February 2019

I started my morning completing β€œhomework” from the previous week. I categorise the lecture reading I do for my lectures as β€œhomework” because I’m very good at doing β€œhomework” to make sure I do it. After lunch I went to the library to organise evidence for my Plymouth Award (a way of documenting my extra-curricular activities for merit) before having a two-hour lecture. The lecture was to help with an upcoming assignment (a blog)! Afterwards I popped back to the library to do some work on my dissertation. Finally I went home, ate dinner and socialised with my housemates. […]

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🌳 Best Green Spaces in Plymouth 🌳

🌳 Best Green Spaces in Plymouth 🌳

As I write this, it’s January, it’s cold, it’s cloudy, and I’ve just spent eight hours straight in the library working on my dissertation, a research article and revising for an exam. Life is kind of hectic at the moment, but it’s important to take time out. Plymouth sits on the Devon coast and is surrounded by some beautiful areas, and some of those great areas are within walking distance of campus, for when you want a bit of head space. Here are some of my favourites, in no particular order.

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πŸ˜„ Working As A Student Ambassador πŸ˜„

πŸ˜„ Working As A Student Ambassador πŸ˜„

An Open Day is for anyone considering to apply to the university, whether it be through the typical UCAS style or through a β€œTop-Up” scheme through a partner college. They are usually directed at undergraduate degrees, but there are also special postgraduate events that happen throughout the year.

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πŸ‘” What I Learned From Placement πŸ‘”

πŸ‘” What I Learned From Placement πŸ‘”

I spent my third year of university life on a 12 month placement, working for Smurfit Kappa. Smurfit Kappa is a FTSE 100 company that specialise in paper-based packaging. In my role, I had to ensure implementation of the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) 14001 Environmental Management 2015 Standard. I met many helpful and welcoming people during my time and racked up my mileage travelling up and down the country… but here are just some of the things I learned whilst on my placement year.

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