Online lectures and seminars can often feel like they’re not the real thing. Watching someone speak on a screen can mean it’s easy to get distracted and lose concentration. It can be difficult but it’s still important to use these sessions and make the most of them so here are my top tips to tryContinue reading “Top tips: online learning”
Once again we find ourselves in lockdown which means for many of us we won’t be going back to university until at least mid-February. Of course this can make many things a lot harder; living situations, accessing course materials, online learning. To help you get through it I’m going to be doing a series ofContinue reading “Top tips on being a student in a pandemic”
So the last time I posted was back in November, though it seems like no time, it’s been over a month. As much as I love doing my blog and engaging with those who read it, being back at university means I’ve been very busy. However, I first set up my blog because I loveContinue reading “I’m back”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ What’s it about? Eight friends go on their annual Christmas break to an isolated lodge in Scotland. Other than an Icelandic couple and two workers they’re the only people for miles. As the weather gets worse they realise there is no way for them to leave or the outside world to get to themContinue reading “Book Review: The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley”
I know I’ve definitely spoken on here about how much I love my planner in keeping me organised. Since I got one for Christmas last year I’ve used it so much and already put one on my list for this year. But being in third year I’ve found the need to keep organised so muchContinue reading “Organising my life”
As reading week draws to a close, I must say I’ve been glad for the break. For me this marks half way through the first term and has given me the chance to catch up on work but also to have a relax which is always important. Especially with the second lockdown stress levels areContinue reading “Give yourself a break when you need it”
I’ve found university being online can drain me of motivation as there’s not the same sense of routine. While I do go into university for 2 hours a week the rest of my seminars are online and I tend to do my work at home rather than go to the library. I’ve been trying toContinue reading “Keeping yourself motivated when doing university online”
I’ve decided now that I’m back at university to do another update on the dissertation writing process. I feel being back at university there really is a lot of work to be doing but I want to make sure I’m keeping up with this project. Being back at university I was able to go toContinue reading “Dissertation diaries: October”
⭐️⭐️⭐️ What it’s about- it follows the life of Lucy who has moved to university in London from Sunderland. She struggles to fit in to the new environment, working long shifts to make ends meet. She leaves for Ireland to find who she really is. What I thought – while it was written in aContinue reading “Book Review: Saltwater by Jessica Andrews”
It can often feel that at university the days are busy. This can mean that making lunch needs to be quick, that’s why I’ve decided to give you my favourite quick ideas. I love a warm lunch so these aren’t the best for a packed lunch but with most things being online there’s less ofContinue reading “My favourite lunches at the moment”
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