Whether it is one year, a semester, jetting off for some voluntary experience or attending a summer school, studying abroad is TOTALLY WORTH IT! I am writing this from my own perspective after my recent experience of studying abroad with the University of Worcester. I began with the process of applying for a semester abroad, then the interview and finally I studied in another country. Keep reading to hear about my experiences and top tips on studying abroad.
Postgraduate studies bring a lot of opportunity. You’re able to take more control of your learning and set your own targets, while also specialising more in your subject. Postgraduate studies can also bring a lot of stress, especially given that you’re now expected to be more of an independent learner. Here are my top tips on finding a balance during your postgrad degree.
Graduation – the most important event during your degree and the end of your university era. This day is to celebrate all of your academic achievements with everybody who was here for you during those stressful times. Looking back, I can say that University is a very happy but also very stressful place. However, I feel like it was definitely worth it and I have no regrets.
We all know that sinking feeling when you start to get a tickly cough or a sniffly nose at uni. Oh no. I’m getting ill. And I, for one, know that when I’m poorly I would rather be tucked up in my own bed back at home rather than in my student house. Here are a few of my tips for combatting those nasty colds at university and making sure you’re taking good care of yourself.
With Progression Week almost in sight and pumpkin spiced latte back on the menu, it can only mean one thing – Halloween is here! Since coming to University, Halloween is something I’ve grown to love. The main reason for this is that I’ve found so many fun ways to celebrate by myself and with friends. Embracing the scary season means that I have some fun new activities to help shake up my regular routine. Here are a few of my favourite ways to get into the spooky spirit as a student.
The amount of opportunities available to you at University can be totally overwhelming. Whether it’s working part time alongside your studies, being part of a society or volunteering in your spare time – it can be difficult to juggle all the elements of a busy student lifestyle. Personally, I manage to juggle my degree, four part-time jobs and society commitments whilst at University. So if I can do it, anyone can! Here are my top 5 tips on balancing your life at University.
Phew! Organising conferences keeps you busy and even watching my co-workers hard at work can make me feel tired. I was sold on the idea of organising conferences the moment free refreshments were mentioned, but in reality there are many factors involved in making your conference a success. Here are my top tips on organising a successful student conference.
We’re now a few weeks into Autumn term and it’s flying by already! To all you third years out there – congratulations for making it this far at University! Whether you’ve had a plain sailing first two years or whether it was surprising you even got to your third year… YOU’VE MADE IT! As a final year student myself, here are my tips on finding your feet in third year.