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Student Elections At University

Standing up for what’s right and for what I believe in has always been the top of my priorities as I have grown up, I believe in equal chances and equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of ability. I have had Cerebral Palsy since birth, affecting all four of my limbs and causes me to use… Continue reading Student Elections At University

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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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Disability at University — Little Sea Bear

I think I’m lucky. The University of Derby takes disability into an enormous amount of consideration, that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; they still have to stop their delivery vans from blocking disabled bays, but they’re very supportive. 481 more words via Disability at University — Little Sea Bear

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My Third Year University Deadlines

Now having been is lectures and workshops for a few weeks I have finally found and compacted all of my deadlines into a single place. Practical Journalism 3 ONE LIFE FEATURE This is a fancy title for writing a profiling piece on someone who has achieved a lot in their lives or has had something… Continue reading My Third Year University Deadlines

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Hiring Carers – Ding Ding. Round 3

The new academic year at De Montfort University is here once more. This time I'm going into my third year... Once again, the search was on for a PA/carer to assist me through the third year and hopefully shape my experience throughout the academic terms 2018-2019; so, I am able to graduate at the end… Continue reading Hiring Carers – Ding Ding. Round 3

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My Thoughts On My University Journey So Far

I am not perfect. I make mistakes as does everyone. But now I have completed three years at University. One year at Southampton Solent University and two at De Montfort University. Each one of the years was full of their own set of challenges, some more than difficult to overcome than others. The challenges and… Continue reading My Thoughts On My University Journey So Far

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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