My Life, Student Life

The Second Year On My Course – Journalism

Now, lets talk Journalism! Practical Journalism 2 Compared to Practical Journalism 1, which was the equivalent of the unit I studied last year, this unit was definitely more challenging and there was a lot more pressure. Tutors gave us help and guidance, as well as all of the information that we all needed for all of the coursework. However,… Continue reading The Second Year On My Course – Journalism

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My Life, Student Life

My Thoughts of Joint Honours Degree So Far

My second year at university is very stressful, particularly on a joint honours degree. I appreciate that it some people may say it is the same as a single honours, but it is not. I agree that it is split equally in two halves of the degree. Each half has two units, which when together,… Continue reading My Thoughts of Joint Honours Degree So Far

Charity Work, Disability, My Life

Birmingham PHAB Camps – A Honourable Charity

Birmingham PHAB Camps is a true honourable charity that needs your help! Now at the end of my second year at De Montfort University, I was going through some recordings on my phone and I found an interview that I did on behalf of Demon FM, Afternoon Show with Maxine Ross-Wallis - the chairperson of Birmingham PHAB… Continue reading Birmingham PHAB Camps – A Honourable Charity

Activities, My Life, Student Life

Demon FM – Home Run Show

When I began my second year at De Montfort University, I knew I wanted to be back on Demon FM and present on a radio show again. But this time, I wanted to try a new approach. Last year, I was a co-host on the afternoon show and now I had the chance to start… Continue reading Demon FM – Home Run Show

Activities, Charity Work, Disability, My Life

Cerebral Palsy Midlands

    Finishing for the summer I wanted to relax while I had some well earned rest. I wanted to concentrate on writing and updating this blog. Being inspired by my work experience at the Birmingham Post and Mail and my first year at university, I wanted to build a creative writing portfolio full of… Continue reading Cerebral Palsy Midlands

My Life

Work Experience Placement – Birmingham Post & Mail

In the summer between my first and second year, I was very lucky to secure work experience at the Birmingham Post & Mail. This helped me in my journey to become an aspiring journalists. During my first year at De Montfort University I was able to acquire a range of skills from both areas of my… Continue reading Work Experience Placement – Birmingham Post & Mail

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Third Year Decision Dissertation VS. Practical Project

  Since I originally applied to university three years ago I have not been sure what I wanted to do in my future. I spent some time playing around and testing different subjects but never was able to find a area that I felt confidence and passionate about. The first time I applied for university… Continue reading Third Year Decision Dissertation VS. Practical Project

Activities, My Life

Demon Media – Year One

After I emerged myself in my studies, I decided to get officially involved with Demon Media. Looking into the possible strands I could join, to see which one would best suit my timings and schedule, but also which one I would like to join and best express my personality. After long consideration, I choose to… Continue reading Demon Media – Year One

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Group Newspaper 

For the final project in the Practical Journalism 1 unit for the first year, we had to get into groups and create a newspaper from scratch. Out of all my assignments presentations and projects that I have had to complete throughout my first year, this is the project I’ve been looking forward too. This is… Continue reading Group Newspaper 

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News Day 2017

During enhancement week at university in November 2017, De Montfort University arranged activities and events throughout the week. As I am a journalism student I had the chance to participate in a ‘News Day'. On the day, the classroom was set up like a live news room. There were students scattered everywhere exchanging ideas and… Continue reading News Day 2017