Part Two - Why I studied my undergraduate degree

Part Two - Why I studied my undergraduate degree

A couple of weeks ago I wrote the first entry of this two part series about the undergraduate degree I studied here at Plymouth University, BSc (Hons) Geography. So without further ado, here is the concluding half of my reflection on some of the best bits about studying Geography here in Plymouth.

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Preparing for postgraduate study: finding yourself accommodation

Preparing for postgraduate study: finding yourself accommodation

Embarking on postgraduate study at Plymouth will likely mean a house move for a lot of you. For those in Plymouth already, it might be because current housemates are moving on from the city and leaving your current place unsuitable for you, whilst others will be coming from another part of the country or even another part of the world! Regardless, the topic of accommodation will probably be cause for a range of different concerns, but it needn’t be something to worry about as long as you start thinking about it well in advance.

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Preparing for postgraduate study: Organising your finances

Preparing for postgraduate study: Organising your finances

Financing myself during my masters was a big concern for me coming back into education. The new government loans of £10,000 were a lifesaver and really made the postgraduate qualification accessible to me, but I knew that I wouldn’t be able to get by on that alone. Here’s a few tips I’ve come up with for if you’re anything like me and having the same concerns about your money situation at university!

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