Prospective students and their parents frequently ask questions relating to accommodation; particularly about prices, quality, and location. This blog will aim to inform about these three criteria as well as to provide you with some of my top things to look out for when choosing accommodation, and also how to deal with the need for a place to stay over summer.Read More
Everyone will have an interview to attend at some point in their lives, which makes this blog one to read for all. The key is to get into good habits, no matter how small, because attention to detail makes all the difference when making that critical first impression. It’s this first impression that could make or break your chances of getting the job, so pay attention!Read More
I think I speak for most people when I say that finishing the last exam/coursework of your degree is a great feeling, and that you want to end your university experience with a bang! I did this by booking a holiday to Phuket, Thailand, to experience a new part of Asia, a new culture, new foods, and mostly importantly, to make new memories.Read More
…And (breathes out) relax. That is of course assuming you’ve now finished your degree, in which case congratulations! Take some time to travel, get some sun and make the most of your well-deserved break! This applies especially to those who are yet to secure a graduate job because once you do you won’t have as much time to do all that. Take me for instance, I’m yet to secure a job but I’ve planned a week in Thailand, and organised to meet up with friends for day trips. So, this blog is all about how I think you should plan your pre-job break.Read More
Ah! Edinburgh…It has two parts – one a historic old city with beautiful medieval architecture, and another a new city with stylish modernity.
What fascinated me the most was the “mile” that stretches from the Edinburgh Castle all the way down to Holyroodhouse Palace. The Royal Mile, with cobblestone streets and historic old stone buildings. In between are tons of shops, restaurants, pubs, museums and attractions, like Camera Obscura, which is good for killing a couple of hours (especially if it’s raining), the Scotch Whiskey Heritage Center and Parliament buildings. I was surprised to learn that the Edinburgh castle that’s perched atop Castle Rock, soaring above the old town is built on an extinct volcano.Read More