• Leaving University? 10 Tips for Getting A Job

    If you’ve just finished University and you’re not part of the minority who have a job upon leaving, DO NOT PANIC! You will probably be ridden with dread and anxiety at this current time, and seeing other people walk in…

  • Poetry Meets Charity

    As I’m sure you’re all aware, I published my first book of poetry last month, with the promise of donating 100% of the proceeds to Shelter – a charity I am very passionately about. So far, there have been two…

  • Overcoming Readers Block

    Reader’s Block: a term used to describe the period of time when no book can maintain your attention. We’ve all experienced it at some point; the times when you just can’t focus on a book or nothing interests you, so…

  • The myths I was told about University

    The following is a list of myths I was told about university, both before going and whilst I was there. I am going to tell you what they were and debunk them, to ease any anxieties future students may have! You…

  • A guide to staying safe in Aberystwyth

    When I knew I was going to university, I had many anxieties about what I would face there: drugs, spiking of drinks, prankster room-mates, sexual harassment, Freshers’ Flu and bullying. I’ve heard a lot of people think that I am…

  • A Level Results Day & Overcoming Obstacles

    It’s A Level results day today, and it has got me thinking – as it does every year – about my own experiences. I want to spend a little time discussing how far I’ve come since doing my own A…

  • Mental Health Awareness week

    Unfortunately for many people living in this country, this is still a ‘case of the blues’ or being ‘moody’ or ‘miserable’ and not ‘appreciating life’. Of course, mental health still isn’t fully appreciated and understood. It’s why this week has…

  • My quest for a successful career

    With Christmas swiftly descending upon me, and the door closing upon an eventful 2014, I would like to take a chance to reflect on where I have come from and where I hope to go; both academically and professionally. I…