Life

Am I actually trying to lose weight?

Coming to you with a rather typical post talking about my wonderful lack of enthusiasm for things that would better me. First things first, let the record show that I'm not trying to lose weight for any beauty reasons, but for health and comfort. I am very lazy by nature and love being comfy, and… Continue reading Am I actually trying to lose weight?

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Career

A career in management: My thoughts

I recently went to a careers event, Future Female Engineers, held at the headquarters for Network Rail. It was an eye-opening experience, deepening my love for STEM and engineering all at once. There were talks from senior female engineers in large reputable companies such as Exxon Mobil and UK Power Networks that gave us their… Continue reading A career in management: My thoughts

Career

Part-time jobs at university: My thoughts

Even before starting university I knew I would be needing a part-time job. Like most students my loan just about covered my accommodation and left much to be desired in terms of living money. I’m not the sort to use the bank of mum very often, although I totally understand and see the appeal for… Continue reading Part-time jobs at university: My thoughts

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Improving Employment Chances – Getting A Foot In The Door

This is a change in pace from the usual life posts I make, but I thought that despite my typically negative outlook, I have the opportunity to help some people out with my university experiences. As you may have guessed by now, I am currently completing a year placement as an undergraduate mechanical engineer at… Continue reading Improving Employment Chances – Getting A Foot In The Door

Life

My goals before starting my fourth year of university

Hello all! Feel like I’ve been in a rather persistent mode of negativity for a couple months and I thought it would be a good idea to write down some ideas/goals I want to complete before I start my fourth year of university. I feel like the pressure of toeing the line of my overdraft,… Continue reading My goals before starting my fourth year of university

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Friends – From College to University

The transition from college to university was an interesting one. Gone was my hour long commute into Cambridge, replaced with rolling out of bed to go to my lecture halls five minutes’ walk from my front door. It also meant I was doing things for myself only. I had already been cooking all the meals… Continue reading Friends – From College to University

Career

My transition from university to placement

I have mentioned that I am currently doing a placement year between my second and third years of university in aerospace engineering. At first I couldn't even imagine what being on placement would be like compared to the comfortable life of university, but now I can't even imagine returning to university this September! The change… Continue reading My transition from university to placement