Back to uni…again – part 2

So far, I have had two days of online teaching for my new Masters course and it was very strange to have done two days of learning, but I haven’t even left my home! My 5 top tips for starting at university can apply, but in a different way with this experience. The day beforeContinue reading “Back to uni…again – part 2”

Learning how to be a student again

With universities being in the news so much recently due to the pandemic and students having to self-isolate, it’s strange for me to talk about my time at university so far which has included me turning on my laptop and watching induction week material from my home. However, this is the current climate and somethingContinue reading “Learning how to be a student again”

What did I learn from watching ‘Eddie The Eagle’?

Over the years I have heard the name ‘Eddie the Eagle’ and knew he had something to do with the Winter Olympics but that was it. The film (called ‘Eddie the Eagle’ which was released in 2016 and stars Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman) is based on Eddie’s (real name Michael) life and looks atContinue reading “What did I learn from watching ‘Eddie The Eagle’?”

Blogging – the secret world you can learn all about

So it’s day 2 of Blogtober and I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about my experience of blogging so far. It’s only been just over a month since I started my own personal development blog and I still feel very new to this secret world I knew nothing about until a few monthsContinue reading “Blogging – the secret world you can learn all about”

Blogtober – starting university and blogging all in one go!

It’s Blogtober, I mean October! Until yesterday I hadn’t heard of Blogtober but I’m so glad I found out about it. As quite a new blogger it’s great to have fellow bloggers helping me out – I feel part of the community now, and I think this is a great way to further engage withContinue reading “Blogtober – starting university and blogging all in one go!”

My 5 top tips for starting at university

These tips are designed for anyone starting a new year at university (including returning students), but can apply to anyone starting a course. These are based on my own experiences and are my own opinions. Of course, this year is slightly different with many students studying online for at least some of their course, butContinue reading “My 5 top tips for starting at university”

Back to uni…again – part 1

After a year away from university (it felt like a lot longer!) I’m about to start a new course. This course is a MA (Master of Arts), and is in the area of psychology, but is a bit more specialised. Each month I will be blogging about my experience on the two-year course, which canContinue reading “Back to uni…again – part 1”

My top 5 dramas to watch to learn more about history

Like many people I love watching television shows, and more so when I can learn something new about an area I knew nothing or little about before. Below are my five top TV dramas where I have learnt more about parts of history. If you haven’t watched them, there may be spoilers! 1. Mindhunter ThereContinue reading “My top 5 dramas to watch to learn more about history”