πŸŽ“ Tips for Starting University πŸŽ“

πŸŽ“ Tips for Starting University πŸŽ“

If you’re starting University this September, it’s totally normal to be nervous. You’ll be in a new place, with new people, and it might even feel like a new life! Having now completed my course, I thought it would make sense to write my final ever blog post about the topic of starting University for the first time. This way, I can hopefully impart some pearls of wisdom from my ancient mind to the fresh young saplings of tomorrow. In other words, here is my advice for those of you just starting University this year!

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πŸ’Έ How to Make Money During Your Summer Break! πŸ’Έ

πŸ’Έ How to Make Money During Your Summer Break! πŸ’Έ

Wanna get rich quick?! This summer, why not set yourself the challenge of earning yourself a nice stockpile of cash? Now is a great time to think about the most efficient ways of channelling your efforts and resources into securing yourself a stronger financial position, whatever stage of your university journey you're on. Besides the obvious advice of getting a job, what else can we do, whilst still respecting our work-life balance? Here's some advice to improve your position as you head out into the world of work.

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πŸ’­ The Lessons I've Learned at University - Reflecting on my Time at Plymouth πŸ’­

πŸ’­ The Lessons I've Learned at University - Reflecting on my Time at Plymouth πŸ’­

After four years here at Plymouth, including a year on placement working for the university, the time has come to reflect on my time here; to think about what I've learned, and how that can be applied to the future. My experiences have varied year by year, and I've learned a lot about various subjects and topics. Here are just a few of my take-aways:

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πŸ‘” Finding a Job πŸ‘”

πŸ‘” Finding a Job πŸ‘”

Having recently graduated, my mind has shifted towards finding a full-time job. There are a number of skills you can learn which will make the search for jobs easier, and these also apply to part-time jobs for students who’d like some extra cash, and searching for industrial placements for students on sandwich-year courses. In this blog post I’ll talk about how I have gone about searching for work and preparing in such a way that maximises your chances of securing a job.

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🌞 Summer in the City 🌞

🌞 Summer in the City 🌞

Summer is well and truly here with soaring temperatures up in the 20s and the final term of this academic year having drawn to a close. This is a great time to take a well-earned rest after exams and coursework, as well as a fantastic opportunity to explore new areas of Plymouth and attend events during your free time, which you’ll hopefully now have more of. In this blog article, I’ll let you know what I’ve been doing to make the most of the summer so far.

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