When you start university, life is more often than not a whirlwind of parties, socials, and excitement. You’re in a brand new place, surrounded by brand new people – what’s not to love!? Well, fast forward three years, and it feels like you pay the ultimate price: the dissertation. It can quickly become the scariest concept known to the degree-educated person – all those words, all that weighting! What if I completely screw up the whole thing?Read More
Being ill can often become a disruption to your day-to-day life. Whether you have a chronic condition, or you’ve just come down with a common cold, it can be easy to miss out on university when you’re under the weather. If you’re ill with a mental health condition, it can be especially easy to miss out on lectures, seminars, labs or workshops. I’ve been in and out of hospital since the start of the year, so I’d like to share my coping guide with you all!Read More
One of the biggest struggles of university is knowing how to juggle your deadlines with the rest of your life. Tons of uni students are members of sports clubs, societies, committees, and volunteering - not to mention, a lot of us work part time in order to afford the extras, like going out and socializing. So, how do we juggle it all with one of the very top priorities – deadlines?
Here's how I try to do it...Read More