It seems absolutely crazy to me that I’ve been at university for two years. I still feel a bit like a newbie every time I go back to Birmingham, and I’m definitely still figuring it all out. But at the same time, I am so proud of myself for how hard I’ve worked and how well I’ve done. After taking a very impromptu year out before starting, I know a lot of people thought I wouldn’t do it, but I have and I still am! Before summer really kicks in, I get wrapped up in planning for my year abroad…

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It’s nearly that awful time of year again!  Exam season is approaching way too quickly for my liking and, to be perfectly honest, I am freaking out.  But, I always find that exam season is never as bad as I make it out to be in my head, as long as I just get my head down and get on with it. So, for the sake of my sanity and yours throughout the most stressful time of the university/school year, here are my top five tips on surviving this exam season…  1. Plan, plan, plan. My first piece of advice…

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Self love is hugely important to me. As I’ve grown up I feel as though I have gotten to know myself so much better than I did as a young teenager – I know how far I can push myself, I know which social situations I should avoid at all costs (for my own sake) and, most importantly, I put me first. Whilst it might seem cheesy to some of you, it is certainly true that your relationship with yourself is the longest relationship that you are ever going to have in your life. So you have to make sure…

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Oh hey there! The success of my last university-esque post was astounding (I will link it here if you’re interested), so I thought I would write another one for you, all about my thoughts and feelings after moving back to university for my second year. Pretty pretty pretty So far, second year is SO MUCH BETTER than first year was. Not that first year wasn’t great fun, it so was (I can already tell this is going to be a rambling post), but this time around I know what I’m doing, I know where everything is and I was instantly…

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Wow, it feels like so long since I’ve written one of these. I do love these posts, but I have just been so busy with life recently (working, holidays, moving back to university etc. etc.) that I seem to have neglected taking any photos. Now I’m back at uni and all settled in, though, that will certainly all change. So, here’s a little photographic snippet of what I got up to this week (Re-Freshers Week!) and weekend… *Forewarning* These photos are mainly myself and my friends partying but hey, we were excited to see each other again after a summer…

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