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
Despite how many people look forward to going to uni and moving away from home, there's something about it actually happening right around the corner that makes you wish you could put it on hold, hoping it wasn't too soon. And once you've officially moved out, you find yourself holed up in your flat room … Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home
People frequently associate having 'nerves of steel' as being brave no matter how tough and threatening a situation that an individual faces may be. It's a metaphor of having this invincible strength to overcome any curve balls life throws at you. Yet, even steel can be broken. An apt description to represent the broken nerves … Continue reading Nerves Of Steel