Monthly Archives: July 2017

Work Experience

Even before I applied to study Politics at Newcastle I went out and got some work experience with my local (then prospective) MP back at home in London.  It’s easy to approach your MP through the House of Commons. I just wrote a letter. Even though this work was unpaid, it helped with my CV,
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Things I didn’t expect to do at Uni

When I first arrived at Uni I thought my course would be about concentrating on lectures and reading text books. However during my first year I realised that it wasn’t soley focused on academic materials but that the importance of understanding the real world application for the theory was a very important element.   1
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Race to Results Day…

So the time has come, you’ve finished your exams and now there’s nothing to do but wait (and enjoy summer of course) until the all-important day in August. Here’s some advice and reflections on how best to keep calm for results day: DON’T PANIC! I don’t think I slept the night before I got my A-level
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My first year at university

Looking back at my first year of university, the first thing that strikes me is how quickly time has flown by. I’m now on my summer break and I can’t believe that I’ve already made it through a whole academic year. This year has not only been one of the most difficult ones in my life but
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Things to Look Forward to at Uni

After three months of summer holidays the reasons as to why you should look forward to a new uni year may be unclear. Don’t worry, for I have come up with a few reasons why you should be excited about your return! First off, reuniting with friends and making new ones! You haven’t seen some
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My Experience with Clearing

I know exactly how it feels when it comes to Results Day. Having submitted your UCAS application and completed all your exams, knowing there is nothing else you can do is a little bit terrifying. I clearly remember this time two years ago when I was waiting with bated breath for my A Level results. 7:00am
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Goodbye, Newcastle

After 3 years of hard work, sweat, tears, late nights, and countless moments of doubt, my time is finally here – I am about to be a graduate. The moment I have dreamt of has arrived and I couldn’t be any prouder of my achievements. But at the same time, suddenly everything becomes a blur
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