What It’s like Living in the City

I moved out to a city-based university last sept. My accommodation was placed in the heart of Bristol where all I was required to do was step outside and the city was beneath my feet. I loved it. I loved everything from the traffic that found itself outside my window, specifically during rush hour on…

Results day, UCAS and University

It was results day the other day; and although I’ve completed my a levels last year and have an unconditional offer from university, I can sympathise with those who would have woken up in apprehension. Even though I have my place guaranteed, I had felt a little anxious on Thursday, as the whole prospect of…

Gap Year: Keeping Busy

I feel like the wait for university to begin in September is ever so slow. Perhaps it’s because i’m ‘waiting’ for it. Instead I guess I should be getting on with life and maybe the time will arrive sooner – who knows. When you think of taking a gap year, you initially assume, summer jobs,…

Leaving University

*Tries to hide shocked face by taking a deep breath* “Oh, that’s… ha… why did you drop out?!” -the reaction I get from almost anyone that finds out I’ve dropped out. I questioned my choice of institution several times over the course of my few months at university. Even before I had moved there, I…

If We Were Having Coffee

I recently read and admired a blog post by Michelle W. titled ‘If we were having coffee…’. There are a number of reasons why I thought this blog-hashtag-trend was a brilliant idea. But the main and overall reason is that it allows several people from different locations and backgrounds, to reflect on conversation – be it small talk…

An Introduction

Hi, I’m Fyza. and telling me to write about myself probably counts for the second hardest thing you can ask. Second to, what do you enjoy doing?. Not that I don’t have a common share of interests but to find the words to fit a norm of social activities is difficult. My interests are wider…