How did failing make me a better student?

On my blog I have posted about how I have previously studied at university and how I am currently studying again, but I haven’t always had success with being a student. I think it’s important to talk about this aspect just as much as it is to look at the positives I have had, andContinue reading “How did failing make me a better student?”

My top 5 TV shows where I have learnt more about a type of employment

TV shows are primarily for entertaining their viewers, but with entertainment also comes the opportunity to learn about what it is being shown on screen, which I have spoken about before in some of my blog posts. Based on my own opinions, below are my top 5 TV shows where I have learnt more aboutContinue reading “My top 5 TV shows where I have learnt more about a type of employment”

What have I learnt from other bloggers?

Starting a blog can be a daunting task – there is so much to do but there is also so much to learn. Luckily there are lots of ways in which you can learn all about blogging from fellow bloggers and the resources, blog posts, and tips they frequently share. It’s not just blogging tipsContinue reading “What have I learnt from other bloggers?”

My 5 top tips for making the most out of reading week

Reading week. Aka half term. Aka a week off. To some people. I’ve been there – reading week equals no lectures and time to ‘read’. I think my very first reading week consisted of me mainly having lie ins and watching a boxset – on DVD as this was before streaming services. Did it matter?Continue reading “My 5 top tips for making the most out of reading week”

My top 4 TV programmes where I learnt more about mental health

I am a huge fan of TV drama, especially soap operas, and I’m also a huge believer in talking about mental health, so it makes sense for me to list my top 4 TV programmes where I learnt more about mental health. For anyone who hasn’t seen the shows I discuss below, there will beContinue reading “My top 4 TV programmes where I learnt more about mental health”

Law Musings of a Psychology graduate

I think Psychology is a great all-round subject; essay writing, report write-ups, and using statistics are all key elements of a psychology course, but they are also transferable skills on their own. It took me a while to realise that I wanted to study psychology, but I know now how generous the subject also isContinue reading “Law Musings of a Psychology graduate”

My 5 top tips for how to choose what to study at university

When choosing what to study at university, it can be difficult to know where to start because even though the course is probably the biggest thing to look into, there are also a lot of other factors that need to be considered. Therefore, I have come up with my 5 top tips for how toContinue reading “My 5 top tips for how to choose what to study at university”

My top 3 mental health storylines from soap operas

Mental health is an extremely important topic to discuss, and soap operas are unique in that they are television shows that are consistently shown on TV. Millions of people in the UK watch the various soaps each week, and they can become a rich source of information for people when they choose to write storylinesContinue reading “My top 3 mental health storylines from soap operas”

What did I learn from hating being a fresher?

University is seen as a rite of passage for many people, and becoming a fresher (a first year university student) is a huge aspect of a person’s university experience. However, not everyone loves it, including myself, so I now want to talk about what I learnt from that experience. For people who want to goContinue reading “What did I learn from hating being a fresher?”

What have I learnt from using Facebook?

Facebook is a hugely successful social media platform – they even made a film about it! I am old enough to remember its users needing an academic institution email address to sign up to it and so over the years I have seen some big changes. In this post I’ll be looking at what IContinue reading “What have I learnt from using Facebook?”

My 5 top tips for writing an assignment

Every university course is different and some include assignments where you have to write essays, reports, dissertations, empirical projects, and other things. Through what I have written in my courses, I have gained some experience in what to do and what not to do. They will not always be relevant and these are only myContinue reading “My 5 top tips for writing an assignment”

What have I learnt from using Instagram?

I currently have the same relationship with Instagram as I used to have with Twitter – I think that it’s great for looking at celebrity posts, but I don’t know exactly how I can use it to promote my blog and anything else I want to say. However, like my experience with Twitter, I thinkContinue reading “What have I learnt from using Instagram?”

What have I learnt from using Twitter?

For me, out of all of the different types of social media I use, Twitter is my favourite and I have learnt a lot from using it. Having been a user for over a decade, Twitter used to be all about me finding out what my favourite celebrities were posting about, but slowly over theContinue reading “What have I learnt from using Twitter?”

What you can learn from blogging and social media?

Blogging and social media seem to go hand in hand when it comes to content and exposure – you have a blog to promote so you can use social media to do so, but on social media you can use content to continually interest your followers which can come from a blog post. Throughout myContinue reading “What you can learn from blogging and social media?”

What can we learn from celebrity documentaries?

Celebrities are an interesting part of our society as they are famous for a reason, often wanting and needing the attention of others because of what they do. This could be due to them being a singer, and therefore they need record sales, or they could be a sportsperson who is motivated by winning andContinue reading “What can we learn from celebrity documentaries?”