Starting university is a huge milestone for all new students. At sixth form, you had the luxury of home cooked meals, your parents doing your laundry and not spending money on rent. When you move to uni, you’ll quickly learn how to be independent and fend for yourself. Adjusting to university life can be challenging in the first few weeks, but you’ll gain confidence and life skills that will last throughout your degree. Here are the 4 things I’m glad I did before starting university.
As a student, finding a job that fits around your schedule is important. Here are a few entrepreneurial ways earn money, without the regular commitment of a restaurant or shop job!
Summer is finally here! If you’re lucky enough to be spending your summer months in Worcester, there are plenty of places to enjoy the sunshine. It’s important to be prepared and plan for hot weather, so you can enjoy the sun safely and have fun! Check out my tips on how to make the most of the sun in Worcester.
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?
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.
I like to look at every semester like a blank canvas; a chance to really get your act together and become a better version of yourself.
Maybe you didn’t quite get the grades you wanted last semester, or you’ve set a standard for yourself that you want to maintain. Whatever the reason, the new semester is your chance to make a new habit stick, be productive and really excel.
Over the years, I’ve heard no end of criticism and “jokes” which dismiss and demean the creative arts. It can be quite disheartening, but one thing I’ve learnt is to take everything with a pinch of salt – we know how hard we work, and that’s what matters!
Here are just a few things that I advise you never to say to a Drama student. Or if you are a Drama student, a few things that I’m sure you are tired of hearing:
So, it’s the start of a whole new year. Maybe you’ve got some New Year’s resolutions that you strongly intend to keep this year. Or maybe you’re a bit strapped for cash after spoiling all your loved ones over the holidays!
Either way, January seems as good a time as any to look for a part-time job – we’re all students who could always do with a few extra pennies!