Organised life, University tips

How to pack for uni without getting a back injury

The idea for this post came to me while I was coming back home from uni,Β carryingΒ a massive handbag full of god only knows what, with two bags full of groceries on top of that (because I'm super intelligent and went to Morissons on my way home). While clenching my teeth, trying to convince myself I'm… Continue reading How to pack for uni without getting a back injury

University tips

How to survive Freshers Week without drinking

OMG, this time of the year is coming - Freshers' Week! If you're about to start university, you're probably looking forward to the week of fun, parties and meeting new people. And freebies. Don't forget the freebies (I came out with a pile of pens, Oyster holders, a pencil case, 8GB USB stick and a… Continue reading How to survive Freshers Week without drinking

University tips

An alternative list of things to take to uni

The summer is slowly coming to an end (sadly), but an exciting time is upon us - new academic year! Ok. Maybe the start of the summer was a bit more exciting than that... But for those of you who are just about to start university, I'm sure it's the time of big excitement. After… Continue reading An alternative list of things to take to uni

Change is good, University tips

How I ended up in top 10% of my year without studying in the evenings

A little while ago I had a very nice surprise - an email from my university saying that I have finished the year in the top 10% of my cohort. I was a little bit surprised, but also very happy with myself. Because, you know, I'm not really a person who spends all days in… Continue reading How I ended up in top 10% of my year without studying in the evenings

Musings

Why I left University of Oxford after 2 months and never looked back

The idea for this blog post has been with me even before I started this blog. It was meant to be published on my previous one, where I was writing about getting into university in the UK. However, as this blog became my main one, I moved the idea over, and its lone draft (or… Continue reading Why I left University of Oxford after 2 months and never looked back