Types of Flatmates You Should Expect to Meet at University

If you’re looking forward to university but the idea of living with strangers for a year is creeping you out, or you’re just trying to grasp an idea of the kinds of people you might live with, then this is the post for you. I’ve lived in University halls – twice. So I’ve lived with two very…

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…

Visiting a Category-B Prison.

I went to prison, voluntarily, as a visitor. Not to attend visitation hours to see an inmate, rather to take a tour of the facility. To say the least, it was interesting; and not exactly what I had initially anticipated. The notion of prison is often faded and blurred. It’s not as simple as a…

A Student Experience.

If it seems like I’ve neglected my blog recently, your assumptions hold nothing but the truth. But I respectfully cannot apologise as this change in my life would have undoubtedly prompted some time away from writing. As you all know I’ve started university and am currently weeks into the course. It’s interesting. There is a…

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…

Hello August!

HELLO! It’s August! July has honestly flown by so quick it’s shocking as to how fast time is beginning to pass. I guess keeping busy has a lot to do with this. Side note: it’s the month of my birthday. whoo. Since it’s the start of a fresh month, I thought I’d use it as an…

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,…