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  • What do you do? Helping expats into volunteering...‏

    Sometimes I struggle to know exactly how to answer when someone asks me what I do; it's a pretty unique company, and I have a quite unusual role within it! But it is worth explaining as it's an interesting company with a novel concept....

  • Second year counts

    In first year everything is fun and giggles. You find everything exciting, as it is your first year at university. Of course, not everything is so fun (see my other post “Rollercoaster” for more information on this). However, second year...

  • Mountaineering in Snowdonia

    Snowdonia at Christmas sounds magical. A beautiful blanket of snow hugging the vast moorland, pulled up in peaks formed like a perfect meringue mixture to encase the mountains. Snowflakes gliding elegantly from the heavens like well-choreographed performers as trees sway...

  • How to 'find yourself' at university

    As soppy and gushy as it sounds, university is a fantastic place to find out who you really are. It’s somewhere to learn to love your own virtues and quirks and it’s brilliant for working out what floats your boat,...

  • Things You Really Should Know About Munich

    Having only ever spent a couple of days in Germany, before committing to a 6 month job in Munich, kind of on a whim, you could say that I wasn't really prepared! So here are just a few things that took me...

  • "Volunteering. The key to a healthier, happier 2016"...

    This is my 5th blog about my placement year at London 2012 Olympic legacy charity Join In UK. 2016! This is my first blog of 2016! December was a busy, but enjoyable month! I went to my first Join in...

  • The busy life of a second year integrated engineer

    As semester one draws to a close and exams loom ever closer, I feel it’s best I write a post about what on earth I have been getting up to in the engineering department over the last eleven weeks. Let...

  • Personalising your university 'digs'

    Living in Halls of Residence is great. You’re bunged into a big building with lots of incredible people from all over the UK and many from other parts of the world. You get to communally moan about lectures, have a...

  • Getting festive at university

    Before I came to University, I did feel a little crestfallen that living away from home would mean that I could no longer celebrate some special times of the year with my nearest and dearest. I sussed that for Halloween,...

  • Getting Sociological at the University of Bath

    When I decided that Sociology was the subject for me, and I let anyone know about it, I was always met by a dumbfounded face and that classic, classic question; ‘So, what actually is Sociology?’. Time and time again, I...