Do you remember what it was like to be a child at Christmas? I used to get so excited about writing a list of all the things I wanted from Santa. I even used to circle the Argos catalogue for all the gifts I wanted to receive! Then when I was a teenager I kind of lost all interest in Christmas. Never knew what I wanted and always ended up with money… god only knows what I ended up spending that money on.
Now, I’m 22 years old, a poor student and the amount of things I would treat myself to if I could is literally endless. So, here’s my (very unrealistic) Christmas wish-list!
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I only realized the other day that I had completely forgotten to upload all my pictures to Facebook from my trip to Amsterdam with the girls! So, what a better way to upload the pics alongside a blog post about the amazing weekend we had.
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As if it wasn’t already obvious; I did some travelling around Europe in May! For anyone interested in my travels, or anyone thinking of going travelling, I have pulled together 5 of the most important things to consider, with top tips for each.
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When searching for jobs a lot of people turn to the biggest brands they know first, because of the brand reputation and how good it looks on your CV. However, what some people don’t think about is the added benefits they could gain from working for an SME (small medium enterprise).
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It’s coming round to the time when second year university students start applying or having interviews for a placement year, and most people are weighing up the pro’s and con’s of doing one. Speaking from experience, there are 3 main pro’s and 3 main con’s to a placement year…
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During my second year of university I lived in a shared student house with 7 of my friends; so many people, I know! But looking back at it now, there really was 10 hilariously annoying things, that today I can laugh at, but at the time were so annoying *sigh*. If you live in a student house you’ll probably be able to relate to all of these, and if you are thinking about living in a student house don’t let me put you off…
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If you know me well then you’ll know that over the Christmas period I was in desperate need of a “Pick Me Up” and I sure as hell got picked up and now I am totally 100% back on track with my life (I think?). I thought I’d do the right thing and share my methods of some natural Pick Me Up’s as I’m well aware most of you are stressed out with something in your life, mostly dissertations.
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After a long weekend at home home (Hertfordshire) last week, I came back to work to find a little present on my desk from Birchbox. Talk about a Monday morning pick-me-up!
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As you are new to Derby and have probably only seen the recommended places to go for drinks such as Walkabout, Lola Lo’s and Revolution, I thought I would share with you my favourite bar which can easily be missed when walking down Friar Gate…
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What is Fresher’s Week?
In short, an alcohol fuelled week to ease you into university life, and help you to mix with people just as drunk as you are.
Fresher’s week is most probably the best week you will have at university. And what makes it even better is that you get to experience fresher’s week every. single. year. (until you graduate of course)
So whilst you are getting yourself ready for university, packing your room up and meeting your new flat mates and course mates on Facebook, I have put together what I consider to be the top 10 things you need to know about fresher’s…
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