Are you a student moving into a shared student household? Drama, dust and too much washing up may beckon. Living with your friends can be hilarious or horrifying. You can end up with lifelong buds or an awkward acquaintance from too many 'stolen milk' arguments. Alongside this bonding experience is the trepidation that is student [...]
Before you do a joint honours degree
Graduation was a beautiful, scorching day this week as hundreds of graduates took to campus to pose next to Old Joe and tried not to melt in the heat. Graduation was also a lovely reminder of how the past four years of my degree have been spent - desperately trying to balance two separate departments [...]
Is this the end?
"It's a beautiful day to be happy and healthy" This exam season has brought with it the expected panic and some unexpected beautiful weather. In the lead up to one of my exams, I sat outside and attempted to eat some lunch even though I'm normally too nervous to manage anything. And then, a text [...]
Did I really just say that? The Interview
Ever walked out of an interview and wanted to kick yourself? Sat there in an almost out-of-body experience as you wonder why on earth you're saying this rubbish? I'll let you in on a secret - almost everyone you meet will have had a truly awful interview experience. A 'change your name, delete your LinkedIn, [...]
What does your degree mean to you?
My final few hours of university education came to a close last week as an abrupt anti-climax. One moment I went about my regular Thursday morning of French translation and interwar German visual culture, and the next? A slightly odd walk home as I realised now I need to actually do my finals and graduate. [...]