A brand new 2020 diary, scrumptiously leather-bound with gorgeous thick paper waiting for my scrawling hand. Fast forward to March 2021 and this diary is practically empty. My concept of time has been completely rehashed, all tasks rotating around the small circle of kitchen-desk-bathroom. My social calendar is blank and my scheduled hours at University […]
University degrees: worth it or nah?
As student debts mount and Covid-19 restrictions halt any attempt to have a “normal” university experience, it’s fair to wonder if having a degree will be worth it. Is university still a better investment than going straight into the workplace? With over half of young people now attending university, the value of a degree becomes […]
Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment Recent movements such as #MeToo have encouraged individuals to come forward with experiences of sexual harassment. The most recent accusation is against former Vice President of the Obama administration, Joe Biden. Seven women have come forward stating they were made uncomfortable by his actions towards them. […]
Exam season is looming once again, and the main library has begun to fill up. During busy periods of the semester there often seems to be a lack of study-space on campus. However, many subjects have their own libraries and, although the books are subject specific, they are open to students of all disciplines to […]
Grades are important but are not always the necessary evidence of the various skills that employers value and often seek. With an increasingly competitive job market, finding ways to stand out from the crowd appears a daunting prospect. There are, however, multiple ways in which you can bolster your CV which can even allow you to […]
After a meeting in which she was consistently ignored by (male) client representatives, a close friend and colleague of mine was told by a senior, female colleague: “Don’t worry, they’re just doing a bit of willy-waving, once you start to look older you’ll learn to just wave your willy right back.” I assumed that this […]