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 experince 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!
So we asked a few second and third year students on their top tips and advice for you and here’s what we got: “Join societies – that way you’ll meet people you wouldn’t have necessarily met otherwise!” “If there’s anything I regret most, it’s that I wish I had been more active in my first … Continue reading Tips and advice from your second and third years!
Assessment When it comes to your assessment you’ll be given a question relevant to all of the fieldwork and research you’ve undertaken. My question was; “In what ways do the City of London and Tower Hamlets boroughs differ in terms of green space and biodiversity? What are the challenges of making space for nature in … Continue reading Segment 3 – Assessment based on Green London Field Week