University

I chat all things University, the highs, the lows, the good, the bad and obviously the slightly ugly singing while sat on the bathroom floor of Pop World with some nugs in one hand and hash browns in another. You’re welcome.

My Masters Graduation

17th January 2020

That’s right ya girl has graduated… again. It was my Gradu-bacon yesterday, when I received my Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Leicester! Not quite sure where those twelve months went, but I certainly have learnt and written more in a year than I have in a long time. I really enjoyed my […]

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Should you do a Masters?

17th January 2020

After being in education for seventeen years, it was daunting not knowing what the next step was after graduating from my Bachelor’s degree in English. I got my GCSE’s, A-Levels, BA degree; I’d got the set of qualifications my teachers had always encouraged me to get. But, then what? Nobody at the University of York […]

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One Year Post University

4th June 2019

It’s officially a year since I packed up my cosy student room in York, crammed it into my Mini and entered the real, adult world. I had no job, no income, and no plans bar a handful of fun things with friends and family that was only going to drain the last dregs of my […]

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I’m a Graduate!

16th October 2018

So kids it’s official… I’m a graduate. AGH. I still don’t believe it, mainly because I feel way too young to be a graduate and have my life together. Can I just rewind to the gin & lemonade and dancing on the tables in Fibbers pls?? Graduation was such a good end to my time […]

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A Little Life Update

17th September 2018

No matter how hard we try to avoid it – undertaking several degrees, gap yahs, and “I’m finding myself holidays” – real life comes round to us all in the end. Great. I was very aware of the fact that real life had begun and I had nada going on, I was muddling through and […]

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Life post-uni: Anxiety

16th July 2018

University brought so many amazing things into my life, as well as hangovers, many an existential crisis and my awareness of the price of food. It also brought some other lil things, like friends, parties, mems for life and sadly brain fog & its gal pal anxiety. I’d never really had anxiety beforehand, not like I’d […]

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20 books from my degree worth reading

22nd June 2018

I haven’t got round to making posts about all the ass-kicking lil books & plays that I love, so I’m gonna start with a list of lit from my degree that I actually enjoyed and would recommend reading at some point in your life. I read a lot of classics and a lot of obscure lit […]

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Adjusting to life post-uni

21st May 2018

Okay, so while this post title is crystal clear, I am actually not completely done with uni, which is as big a surprise to me as it is to you hun. But let’s just rewind a sec! So a week ago, (I feel like I should be writing “four weeks ago”, but nope only a […]

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