Me and my housemates have been saying we wanted to visit Oxford since first year and so in our final week of third year we finally went. We all said we wish we’d have gone earlier so we know to go back because it was beautiful. It’s definitely a perfect day trip destination and oneContinue reading “A day trip to Oxford”
Last week I completed my last ever exam of my undergraduate degree. It feels like it’s flown by and it hadn’t quite sunk in that I’ve finished university. It’s bitter-sweet as while I don’t want to be over, I can now enjoy the lockdown easing without having to worry about revision or deadlines. As forContinue reading “That’s a wrap…”
So in my last blog post I spoke about how I’ve rebranded my blog. I have taken a good bit of time off as I’ve been busy with university and other things. Also, I feel with the lockdowns I’ve felt uninspired to write but as the restrictions being to lift, I’m getting a lot moreContinue reading “What I’ve been up to”
As you may be able to tell my blog as changed since I last posted. I’ve decided to reinvent Student Life and Beyond as Eden Emily Blogs. I feel this creates something more personal and allows me to talk about so much more than being a student. As you may know from my previous posts,Continue reading “Welcome back”
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”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 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’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”
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