The goal for this trip was to take part in volunteering work with the Non-Government Organisation (NGO), Roaya. I would be helping children aged 11-18 understand the effects that litter has on the local reefs and how they can prevent these impacts worsening in the future. I was also out here with students from Glasgow University, helping them on their projects and so I was amply known as the ‘expedition pet’.Read More
There are 104 days (ish) of summer vacation before school comes along just to end it. So, the annual problem with our generation is finding a good way to spend it.
P.S Building a rocket not included in the following list.
Get a job/work experience
Getting work in a store is a great way to pass the time while earning some money. While in employment, depending on the work, you can also improve on basic but vital life skills such as communication and time management. It’s also a great feeling to start the new (educational) year off with a bit of extra money before the sacred maintenance loan makes an appearance!Read More
Like many people, I never used to read. I found it boring and would get lost after reading just a few words. This all changed though when I picked up ‘1984’ last year. Since then you can guarantee I have always a had a book in my hand. On that note, this month I will be recommending (or rambling about!) some of my favourite books and maybe inspire others to get reading again!Read More
In late 2016 I picked up a pair of trainers. I was to embark into the world of running. I put my best foot forward (pun wholly intended) and I never looked back. This month I will be discussing 2 forms of staying active at Plymouth University; enjoy!Read More
As a fresher myself I have had, and am still having, my fair share of mishaps. (Un)Fortunately for you, you’re joining me on this big ol’ adventure they call University. So, without further ado, let’s begin.Read More