Elly Datson, A Touring Theatre Mtheatre student at the University of Worcester talks us through the common misconceptions about her degree: So it normally goes something like this: “What are you studying?” “Touring Theatre” “What?” […]
Student Blogger Elly Datson tells us how joining the Touring Theatre MTheatre course, and moving into halls, has transformed her life: Being at the University of Worcester has been a series of discoveries and new […]
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:
The average University of Worcester student, teachers and nurses aside, spends between 8 and 16 hours in lectures a week.
As most of my blogs have been mainly informative and hopefully helpful, I thought I would write a blog post about what a third-year drama student gets up to during a typical week. Life as a third year isn’t easy at all, but it’s the balance of work and play that keeps you sane during the dissertation season!
After the good reception I received from my ‘10 People You Will Meet On A Drama Course’ post, I have decided to write a ‘You know you’re a drama student if…’ post uniting all Drama students and those of you who are thinking of studying drama, but are not sure whether you’ll fit in or not…
Being a drama ambassador for the university is one of the jobs I have at the university as part of the Earn as you Learn scheme. Most of the drama ambassadors are third year students and so I thought I’d write a blog post to tell everyone why you should become a drama ambassador when the job is advertised later in the year.
Books. Books. Books. If that’s what you think it’s like being a English Literature student, then you are exactly right.
We do read a lot of books, and this is the key to the course here at Worcester and at any other university. And this is what I find so fantastic about being a student of this subject.