Disability, My Life, Student Life

#NotMyDSU

As already explained on this blog, there was drama in this year's election as there is every year. It started off with petty squabbling or things of this nature. A lot of us had thrown all of our efforts into our campaign and tried and not get sucked into any of the drama. It is… Continue reading #NotMyDSU

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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

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

My Life, Student Life

How To Be A Successful Student: Tips 6-10

6. STUDY GROUPS  I can guess what you are thinking when you hear this point of advice. As soon as you settle in, you are advised to join a study group, particularly one made up of your fellow course members. I know it may sound trivial but it really is useful. It doesn’t have to be… Continue reading How To Be A Successful Student: Tips 6-10

My Life, Student Life

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