Employers nowadays don't want to hire people who focus only on getting good grades. While it is a significant aspect of university - you obviously need to pass and graduate - it shouldn't be the sole thing you revolve your life around. It's important to be able to demonstrate that you have other transferable skills … Continue reading Balancing Act
Ever been to a uni event where you raise money for charity by dressing up and drinking alcohol? Well, there's always a first time for everything. It's been a long standing tradition of UEA to hold Pimp My Barrow every year. This is essentially a day where you hang with a group of friends and wear … Continue reading You Can’t Spell Fundraising Without ‘FUN’
Since my second year is about to begin, I can't help but think back to what it was like for me last year as a fresher myself and going into my Freshers Week. I didn't know what to expect but I remember distinctly how nervous I was. I wished someone gave me a few pointers … Continue reading How To Ace Freshers Week
I normally like surprises. Correction: I normally like surprising people. But when people surprise me, we've got a problem. As a matter of fact, if someone ever threw me a surprise party, I'll probably cut them out of my life without hesitation. Now, I'm aware that this double standard makes me a hypocrite, yet I … Continue reading Surprises Suck!
I had the privilege of being saved a spot to attend the finale of the Beginners' Client Interviewing competition, which was held at the Clyde & Co London office, a well-renowned global firm. (The perks of having been a contestant and making it through to the semi-finals). On the coach journey from uni to London, … Continue reading Clyde & Co