Essay

A criticism or a gift in disguise?!

As the new term has started once more in Finland, it is back into another hectic semester of working (though that will never stop me from going out, having a good time and travelling!) And this is where I have to make a critical statement about Finnish Universities. In order to study here, I have […]

Assessed forms of writing at university

Assessed forms of writing at university

Before I started university I naively thought that coursework = essays and that was it. How wrong I was! Over the first two years of my degree I was set assignments which usually made up on average 30% of my overall module grades. These assignments were varied and getting into the practice of completing them […]

Who’s complaining about university deadlines?

Who’s complaining about university deadlines?

I have always found that at university you are given plenty of time to complete and hand in major pieces of coursework. Whether or not this time is used wisely is another matter as I have often found myself filing away essay questions only to look at them a week before their due date, typical […]

I’d rather do an experiment thank you!

I’d rather do an experiment thank you!

Working in research involves designing and carrying out experiments which is great. Especially when the experiment actually works and you get useful data! The not so great side of working in research though is that you need to keep an updated log of your work. At GSK it is in the form of an electronic […]

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