Squashing the Idea of the Dream Job
I recently read Sascha’s blog post on ‘The Problem of Dreaming Big’, and I have some musings of my own I’d like to share.
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Aiming for Uncomfortable
I have a friend who has been very successful in taking hold of opportunities. I was wondering what her secret was, so I asked her. She said that the trick was that she was willing to push through being uncomfortable.
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Out There: A Success!
It feels like something finally went right for a change, like my life took a step in a positive direction. I don’t know how related it is to my attempts to be more out there, but I feel like my attempts to step out of my comfort zone (by trying new things and addressing my […]
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Why You Should Count Your Volunteering Hours
If you’re finding time to do extracurricular things while at uni, good on you! Uni students contribute so many volunteering hours, from charitable endeavours to participating in student societies. However, not all volunteering students are keeping track of the hours they spend performing this unpaid work. Here are some reasons why you should.
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Thinking About the Future
The holidays are a great time to relax and spend time with friends or on your own hobbies. However, if you’re getting towards the end of your degree, consider some of the workshops run by the Careers Service at the University.
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Volunteering Tips: Internships and Placements
The mid-year break is coming up, and unlike the mid-semester break, this one is assignment-free. This is the perfect time to start volunteering. I’m sure we have all heard something along the lines of: “A university degree isn’t enough, you need to have industry experience!”, or a similar super-encouraging remark about the degree you’ve poured […]
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