I worry. I’m not a low-key worrier: I stress about practically everything that I possibly can! From worrying about whether I have locked the back door when I go out or worrying when I see over twelve assignments sat in my ‘to-do’ list on QMPlus… After chatting to some of you during our navigator … Continue reading Top tips on: assignment stress
You’re part of an exclusive cohort just by being in the School of Geography, and even more so being on the “physical” side of the spectrum. General housekeeping to say that both BA and BSc are equally valuable and no one degree programme should be considered better – only different! Contact hours: Between 8-12, although … Continue reading Studying Environmental Science
Joining the football team was the single best decision I’ve made at QMUL (other than to study here in the first instance). At the Fresher’s Fair, like most people, I was overwhelmed with endless opportunities. There are literally societies for anything you can think of – including the Harry Potter society. However, I was … Continue reading Sporting Societies
(While this post is tailored to my experience as a GeogSoc committee member, take the advice in it and apply it to being on committee for any society of your choosing!) Being on committee for a society can be a really fulfilling and rewarding experience. I spent my second year being the Social Secretary … Continue reading My experience being on GeogSoc committee
I commute to university every day. I don’t mean I commute as in ‘oh, I live just two stops down on the central line’ I mean it as in ‘I leave my house two hours before class because I have to get a bus, the overground and then the underground to get to university’. If … Continue reading Top tips on: keeping boredom at bay during commutes
So, you’ve got your university placement and I’m guessing by now you have sat down and worked out your outgoings for the year. If you’re not left with something like £35 pounds a week to live off of then you are one of the fortunate few. For the rest of us, we have to get … Continue reading Juggling studies and part-time work
Believe it or not, the one place that you’ll eventually end up spending most of your time will be the library! It’s not just used as a study area but a social space too. You’ve got comfy sofas and the Learning Cafe, where the baristas always friendly and you can grab a fantastic coffee … Continue reading The Library!