#FridayFive: Five Bits of Advice for First Year Students

Oh to be a fresher once more. Being honest, I really think I’ve got my partying university lifestyle out of my system now. I’m graduated and really ready to take on…

What It’s Really Like to Study PR

If you don’t already know, last week I graduated from university (not that I’ve plastered it all over social media or anything). It felt like a long time coming but also,…

#FridayFive: Five Reasons to do a Placement Year

This post originally appeared on StudentJobUk, which you can read here. Last year I undertook a placement year in London, as part of my business with public relations degree. The year in…

Why You Need to Think About Your Personal Brand

We all know what a brand is and when thinking about brands, the first few that come to mind are Apple, Coca Cola and even Cadbury’s. We’d recognise their logo anywhere,…

University of Greenwich Talk: My Tips for Student Bloggers

Just yesterday, I gave my first ever university talk at a different university to my own. I was invited down to the University of Greenwich to give a talk to PR…

Is It Such A Bad Thing to Be A ‘PR Girl’?

Sometimes I cringe when I see a #PRGirl post or even an account solely dedicated to the term on Instagram. Are we belittling ourselves by using that term? Do we want…

How I Write A Blog Post

This post was originally published on prplace.com which you can find here.  Disclaimer: I am not Lord of the Blogs and this is in no way me saying ‘This is the…

#PlacementSeries: How to Ace the Interview

I started this #PlacementSeries last year, writing posts about cover letters, CVs, when and where to start looking etc. – but I’ve realised that I never actually finished the process. On…

A Recap of the #AskOrlagh Twitter Chat

In case you missed the Twitter Q&A with me last Tuesday, I thought I’d put some of the main questions here along with my answers plus a little more detail. No…

Is University the Right Choice For You?

At school, I feel like your future is outlined for you. You complete your GCSEs, progress to A Levels and finally go to university. It’s seen as the ‘normal’ thing to…