#FridayFive: Five Online Courses to Take Advantage of During Lockdown

I remember a time when I said I didn’t want to mention the coronavirus on my blog. In the past few weeks I’ve written about how it is impacting me in New York on a J1 visa, what it’s like to isolate with flatmates, what working from home looks like…

#FridayFive: Five Viral Social Media Campaigns From This Week

It’s been a while since I’ve written about my favourite campaigns as I used to do during my time at university. Notably, I have written about my favourite Halloween campaigns and my favourite Christmas campaigns. But this week, there were quite a few that caught my eye, and so, here…

#FridayFive: Five Truths About First Year of University

Hearing the news of the two deaths in Belfast last week during freshers has really hit hard. Freshers were some of my best memories of my time at university, especially during that first week of meeting everyone for the first time and being let loose in a new city.  It’s…

#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 my new adult life. But, I do remember being a fresher like it was yesterday and I’m sure there…

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, those four years seemed to go by in a flash. Now that I have the piece of paper that…

And Today Matthew, I’m Going to be… a Graduate

That was the caption I was going to go for on my Instagram but I thought it might go over the majority of my followers’ heads because Stars In Their Eyes was a little bit before their time. The caption that I did go for? ‘Ats us graduated nai,’ which…

#FinalYearFear with Orlagh Shanks

Since I interviewed myself for the Placement Profiles, I thought since I pestered everyone again with more questions, I would put myself through it too. Plus I thought it would be fun to look back at the year and my university life and think about the future. What I’ve realised…

A First Class Degree and Now What?

Yesterday, I received my final results notification. I will be graduating from Liverpool John Moores University with first class honours in Business with Public Relations in just a few weeks’ time. This means I’ve finished every one of my university years with a first – woop de doo. It’s only…

Guest Post: What It’s Like to Intern in Amsterdam

This article was written by Megan Bryant, an Online Marketer for StudentJob UK.  A little over a year ago, I was offered the position to work as an Online Marketer at Netherland’s largest recruitment agency, YoungCapital, to manage their UK website (known here as StudentJob). In 2018, I packed my…

The Fish in Pond Debate Revisited

Back in March 2017, I wrote a little blog post about different sized fish in different sized ponds. I was counting down the days until my move to London and wondering whether I had made the right choice. Someone had tweeted that they would rather be a big fish in…