✅ Third Year Bucket List ✅

✅ Third Year Bucket List ✅

Seeing lots of graduation pictures on Instagram made me so excited to graduate next year, but equally made me come to the scary realisation that in one year I will have finished my degree and will be entering the real world! With worries but also excitement about what to do next, I know already that I will miss being a student at Plymouth so much. I cannot believe how quickly these 2 years have gone by (I know everyone says it, but it genuinely feels like I moved to Plymouth yesterday), and I feel like I’ve achieved and experienced so many things which are memories that I will treasure forever. I want to make the most out of my last year here at Plymouth, so I thought I would make a list of things I want to make sure I do. Hopefully I’ll read this back next year and tick them all off!

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💃 Exploring Barcelona on a Budget 💃

💃 Exploring Barcelona on a Budget 💃

Holidays can be so expensive and might seem completely off the cards as a student. My friend and I had always wanted to go to Barcelona, but every time we looked it was ridiculously expensive and we would never have been able to afford flights and to stay in a hotel. Around easter time, we had a look just to see how much it would cost, and managed to get very affordable flights because we were booking far in advance (under £100 for return) and found a cheap Air BnB to stay in. So, last weekend, we packed our suitcases and flew out to Spain!

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🍦 Why Work Over the Summer? 🍦

🍦 Why Work Over the Summer? 🍦

Every summer when I’ve finished university and head home, I question whether I want to go back to work over the summer. I’ve worked in the same cafe every summer for 3 years, and I always go back because I have so much free time on my hands. Plus, when I’m at home for 3 months, I’m always in need of the money! After the initial reluctance to return to work, I always end up enjoying working with the team again and getting back into the swing of earning money. However, it sometimes becomes hard to find a balance between work and doing other things over the summer. I thought a lot of people would be considering working over the summer, so I thought I’d make a list of some things I’ve found with my past experience. 

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🌞 Saying Goodbye to Plymouth for the Summer! 🌞

🌞 Saying Goodbye to Plymouth for the Summer! 🌞

Last weekend I packed up all my stuff from second year, moved out of our house and came home for summer. A week has passed, and as nice as it is to be home again, I miss Plymouth already! Packing can be quite stressful, and I don’t help myself by leaving everything until the very last minute - I was literally still packing the morning that my mum arrived with the car. But it was all okay in the end!  

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