Student blogs

Fri 18 August, 2023
Transitioning to university as an international student

International student, Tomisin shares her experiences of travelling to the UK to start university and shares what she has learnt during this exciting time.

Thu 08 June, 2023
How to become a freelancer

Freelancing is becoming an increasingly popular career path amongst Gen Z and Millennials either as a side hustle or as a full-time job. A freelancer is someone who is self-employed and is usually paid per project without being tied down to one employer in the long term. It offers flexible working hours and the possibility of working in the comfort of one's home, in a cafe or even on a beach on the other side of the world!

Thu 23 March, 2023
Transitioning to University

Although major transitions such as starting at university, moving to a new city or country can be exciting, they can also bring feelings of uncertainty. Transitions can be stressful as they involve adapting to a new environment and lifestyle very different to the one you have been used to. If you are an international student, you may also find the changes in culture, climate and social interactions an additional challenge. Student content creator and first year Creative Writing student shares her experience transitioning to university.

Wed 11 January, 2023
Finding Peace Amongst the Chaos

Little did we know that the 31st of December 2019 would be the day that the world changed forever. Coronavirus took the world by storm, cruelly taking the lives of many and affecting our healthcare system intensely.

Wed 11 January, 2023
What lessons have I taken from 2022?

365 days should be enough to teach you something. Every month has its difficulties, every day has its challenges, but that doesn’t mean we should neglect those experiences upon entering a new year. So, here are 3 lessons I learnt in 2022.

Wed 21 December, 2022
Day in the life of a journalist student

Receiving an email at 8pm asking you to report on a live 'crime scene' is definitely not how I'd pictured my Tuesday night. But as an aspiring journalist, we're advised to jump into these wild scenarios whenever we can. So, I did!