I cannot believe I am writing this second blog knowing I fly home in under 7 weeks! It’s crazy to think I have already been here in the US for 10 weeks. I have to say, the American food has definitely won me over – it’s amazing!
I’m Jenny, a second year Education Studies student and new student blogger. I’m currently writing my very first blog post from the other side of the world! I was given a great opportunity to come and study abroad at Federation University in Australia. I cannot thank University of Worcester enough for this trip of a lifetime.
The prospect of studying a degree in Psychology can seem both exciting and daunting. Psychology isn’t typically a subject option until A Level, so many students haven’t studied psychology very much, if at all.
Everyone tells you that your time at university is the best years of your life. They say you’ll make loads of memories that you’ll never forget. But how you do you ensure that you won’t forget that one amazing night out, that great assignment grade or those hilarious inside jokes with your friends?
I’m currently in my third year and therefore approaching the time when I don’t have a minute to spare. Writing dissertation, trying to get organized, have a social life and get 8 hours sleep a day seems sometimes very difficult.
Feeling the same? Don’t despair, here are some tips and tricks to survive!
Your third year at university is crucial to your degree. With your dissertation to write plus all the usual modules (plus preparing yourself to leave uni!), everything can get quite hectic. However, it’s still important to enjoy yourself and make the most out of the opportunities given to you at university.
So, as you may well have seen, we’ve had some heavy snow here in Worcester. It doesn’t take more than a dusting for the midlands to come to what can only be described as a ‘standstill’. Road closures, snow drifts and freezing cold weather make for a fierce combination.
The Worcester Award is a student employability award that recognises extracurricular commitment, such as work experience and volunteering hours. Employers think highly of people who have the Award, making them stand out from other job candidates.