My Life, Student Life

Re-Election

After the results and the initial uproar following the elections, things went quiet for a while. I assumed that the right action had been taken and those who were involved had been spoken to and it had been dealt with. Then a few weeks after it all calmed down, I received an email that I was… Continue reading Re-Election

Disability, My Life, Student Life

De Montfort University – Student Elections 2018

After much debate and battling with myself, I decided to run as a candidate for the Disability Representative role at De Montfort University’s Student Union.  If I won, I would be the representative for the next academic year, 2018-2019… Or that was the theory. I have congenital Cerebral Palsy which affects three of my limbs—known… Continue reading De Montfort University – Student Elections 2018

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My Second Year at De Montfort University – Societies

DEMON FM - HOMERUNSHOW  In the summer between my first year and second year, I decided that I wanted to continue to be a part of Demon Media, particularly DemonFM. Presenting on the afternoon show last year was very fun but I wanted a change. From the knowledge I picked up on last year, I… Continue reading My Second Year at De Montfort University – Societies

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Hiring Carers In Second Year

BEGINNING THE SEARCH AT THE START OF MY SECOND YEAR The first challenge and, in many ways, obstacle for me this year was to find and select two new Personal Assistants/ Carers to help me with: my studies, my basic needs and my social life when joining clubs and societies. Unfortunately, I was saddened to hear… Continue reading Hiring Carers In Second Year

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How To Be A Successful Student: Tips 1-5

Now completed my second year at De Montfort University and moving onto my third year… I have some tips for you! PREPARING FOR UNIVERSITY  There is a lot of places that I could start and give my advice and guidance. But I think the best place is when you start preparing yourself for starting University.… Continue reading How To Be A Successful Student: Tips 1-5

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The Harry Potter Society

At the very beginning of my first year at De Montfort University, I was very eager to join the Harry Potter Society. I had seen it on the De Montfort University’s clubs and societies website and I couldn’t wait to join. When I attended the Freshers Fair, not long after I started, I was saddened to… Continue reading The Harry Potter Society