I was apprehensive when considering whether to write this post because I am aware that it would be incredibly easy for someone to see this as a bitter response from a Russell Group reject, instead of someone accepting this as a legitimate commentary. To be fair, it is both. If I had not missed the … Continue reading What does it mean to go to a “good” university?
This one is for all those prospective first years, and for all those current uni students who have forgotten what they actually need to prepare for. And you should listen because this is coming from a girl who forgot all her cutlery when she moved into halls (every single fork, every single spoon) so I … Continue reading An actual legit guide to moving in at uni
Ann Ferguson, an American philosopher and sociologist, once studied the content of women's magazines (over a time period of 30 years) and concluded that the main focus of these magazines, even the most recent ones, was consistently "him, home and looking good (for him)." But is this still today's truth? A lot of evidence points … Continue reading Women’s magazines – how far have they come?
If you've ever heard me talking about my degree I am normally complaining about the maths involved or about the sheer amount of seminar sheets I have been avoiding. But an economics degree is a lot more than that, and truthfully I know this and I do actually enjoy it, I'm just an unreliable narrator. … Continue reading What I have learned from my Economics degree (so far)
I wrote the majority of this post as I sat on the floor of my halls bedroom while Banks played softly in the background. That was the last night I spent in that room and I remember taking a tour around all of the various cupboards and drawers to say goodbye (I am overly sentimental … Continue reading Clearing: a year on
Hello lovely! I have been absent for some time but this is my long awaited return post. I have been writing for The Tab a lot more recently so if you want to check me out there then please do! Here is a handy link for lazy ppl just like me: click here!!! I wanted … Continue reading My biggest style inspos
So basically I have less than a year until I am no longer a teenager and have to face up to being an adult. I can't see this being a massive step up seeing as I can already cook myself a good four meals and make my own doctors appointments (if I leave it long … Continue reading 20 things to do before I’m 20
Another list from the Queen of Lists! What will she do next - another list? Probs. But here I am and I'm telling you how to deal with the phenomenon we all know far too well... the uni sads. Even the most closed off individuals will find themselves lying in bed looking up at the … Continue reading How to cope with those inevitable Uni Sads
Welcome friends and prepare for intense learning. I, however, am preparing to be crying at the end of this blog post due my financial status. Given that the introduction and title of this post heavily implies (states) that I am not very good (bad) with money you may be doubting why you should read this. … Continue reading How to look after your money: by a girl who cannot look after her money
Ah, the life of a lazy girl. So bittersweet. It's great when you're in bed eating Sains basics biscuits and drinking tea (deffo not what I'm doing rn why would you even think that) but not so good when said snacks and tea run out or when you actually have to commit to daily tasks and … Continue reading Things all lazy girls do