The hunt for an internship

Internships are professional learning experiences that can help build career networks and contacts. Internships are usually aimed at undergraduate or graduate students, the position involves the intern working in an organization for a fixed period, usually three to six months, sometimes without pay, to gain work experience. Typically, an undergraduate student taking a three-year degree […]

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Self-discipline

I briefly mentioned in one of my previous blog-posts about budgeting the idea of Adulting. I expressed that University is an opportunity to become independent and begin adulating.  The term adulting can be found in the urban dictionary, it is essentially the process of becoming an adult by behaving like an adult, to do the […]

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Life at university

New environment Coming from a big city like London, adjusting to Lancaster was definitely a challenge. Being from London, it’s easy to think everywhere else in the United Kingdom is just like London, but this is not at all the case. A word a lot of people associate with London is diversity. Around 300 different […]

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MY DAY AT DELOITTE

I was recently contacted by the Windsor Fellowship to apply for the opportunity to attend an Insight day at Deloitte, their London office. The insight day was intended for undergraduate students in their first year/penultimate and final year interested in the professional services. The Windsor Fellowship is a charitable organisation. They design and deliver innovative […]

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Monitoring your progress

The typical university student is doing a three-year degree, but it’s only the second and final year that actually counts towards their degree classification. Some degrees are designed so second year is worth 50% of the degree classification and third year worth the remaining 50%. We’ve all heard people say that first year doesn’t count, […]

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Transitioning

I remember in year 11 (last year of secondary school in the UK) when we were figuring out whether we wanted to apply to a sixth-form or a college and getting ready to take our GCSE’s, our teachers would always say “It’s a big jump from GCSEs to A-levels.” Back then I remember thinking this […]

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Having a Productive Break!

I can hardly believe this term is over already! A lot of people have already headed back home to celebrate the holidays with their friends and family. If you’re in the part II stage of your degree, the increased load of work, heightened difficulty and back to back deadlines may have resulted in a very […]

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LOVE MONDAYS

‘Find something you love to do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.’ – Harvey McKay I’m sure we’re all familiar with this popular adage about career choice but we normally associate it with artistic professions such as musicians. In actual fact, this saying can be applied to everyone no matter […]

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