My Life, Student Life

Is a masters degree worth pursuing? — Rock For Disability

I can’t believe it has been 8 years since I received my GCSE results, 5 years since I received my A-Level results and 2 years since I graduated from university with a BA in Journalism. But after all that hard work of revision, coursework deadlines and research assignments, I’m still unemployed. Why? I don’t know! […]… Continue reading Is a masters degree worth pursuing? — Rock For Disability

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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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The Second Year On My Course – Creative Writing

First, let's talk about the creative writing part of my degree. Each of my two years on my creative writing part of the course has taught me that there are different forms of writing as well as genres. It has encouraged me to write in other genres other than the fantasy fiction genre that I am… Continue reading The Second Year On My Course – Creative Writing

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

Activities, My Life, Student Life

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

Activities, My Life, Student Life

Demon Media

At the activity fair during freshers week, I joined Demon Media as I planned to do from the first day of university. To get as much information as I could about the society, I picked up leaflets and a mini posters about all the strands. Within the society, I could get involved in the university’s magazine, ’The… Continue reading Demon Media

My Life, Student Life

De Montfort University Taster Day

In early to mid-summer I found out that De Montfort University were hosting taster days for each faculty. Friends that I'd made online through various Facebook groups I had joined had previously been to the taster day linked particularly to their faculty and really enjoyed it, saying it was a good way to meet friends… Continue reading De Montfort University Taster Day

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Society19 Blogging

As the time to go to university approached, I started to research opportunities and vacancies in Leicester, in which I could do beside my course to build my experience and CV. It is also be a great way to form friendship groups other than I would at De Montfort University. By researching, I came across various opportunities that… Continue reading Society19 Blogging