Benefits of joining a society or sports team at university

Hey everyone, just a quick one to touch base before the inevitable panic of going back to uni! I work as a Student Ambassador for my university, and part of my role involves writing blog posts and chatting to prospective students via the Unibuddy platform (I honestly have the best job in the world!). This week I wrote about societies and sport, and I wanted … Continue reading Benefits of joining a society or sports team at university

Honest advice for surviving the housemates from hell

Anyone who has known me throughout my 2nd year at uni has probably heard my housemate horror story, and with a week to go until I’m finally able to deeeeeep clean my house until it’s rid of their germs, I can safely talk about how I survived such a painful living situation. To run the story as short as I can, I moved into the box room … Continue reading Honest advice for surviving the housemates from hell

March was the best month I’ve had in years and here’s why

At the end of February, all the crazy (and honestly, unnecessary) drama in my life had finally died down, leaving me the room to finally focus on the good in my life. By the end of March, I felt like a new person and I am the happiest I have been in a long time. Here are some of the amazing lovely things that happened … Continue reading March was the best month I’ve had in years and here’s why

Why losing some friendships was the best thing that ever happened to me

Anyone would tell you that I’m not an argumentative girl – I don’t like conflict and I always think it’s better to calmly step away from something than to get involved in some full-blown drama. So, whilst going through school didn’t really involve many major fall-outs, making *and keeping* friends at university is a whole new ball game. My second year has involved so much … Continue reading Why losing some friendships was the best thing that ever happened to me

It’s hard to find your people at university

In my sister’s own words, “friendships at uni seem so temporary” and while it sounds like we’re all falling in and out of fake friendships, I don’t think that’s the point. University is the place where I think I’ve grown the most in the shortest period of time – I’m much more in tune with myself than I was when I left school. One of … Continue reading It’s hard to find your people at university