Rest, Play and Dissertation?
Posted by Charlotte in American Studies on June 13, 2019
Many students (like myself) struggle to balance working, resting and having a social life during the semester, but this seems to have become even harder now that summer has arrived! I didn’t seem to have this problem last year because I wasn’t really assigned to do anything over the summer in first year… but […]
Posted in Dissertation | Tagged balance, dissertation, relax, summer, University, University of Leicester, work
Posted by Charlotte in American Studies on April 25, 2019
One of the biggest concerns of many prospective and current students is whether or not they can afford to attend university. The answer is yes. Whether you can get by on student loans and money kindly donated to you from the bank of Mum and Dad, or whether you need to subsidise your income […]
Posted in Work | Tagged income, job, part time work, student job, student jobs, University, University of Leicester, work
Organisation Is Key
Posted by Charlotte in American Studies on April 16, 2019
If you’re anything like me, you might get completely stressed out if you don’t have everything planned out ahead of you. I have never been great at keeping to set-out times, but I do like to make a list of everything I have to do in a day, in order to make sure that […]
Posted in Studying | Tagged free time, mental health, organisation, plan, planning, social, Stress, University, University of Leicester, work
Should I be finding a job?
Posted by Liv in American Studies on July 13, 2015
Having spent quite a hefty amount of money during first year (“no ragrets”), it’s finally sunk in that I should probably be getting some kind of part time job during second year to fund my (not so) lavish student lifestyle. It’s also been playing on my mind that I should also really be saving for […]
Posted in Employment, Essay | Tagged americanstudies, balance, jobs, work