To go to university or not to go? An A Level results guide

Five years ago, I wrote the blog post, ‘Don’t rush into clearing straight away’ as a response to A Level results day. It is consistently my most read post at this time of year, but since then tuition fees have spiked and people’s reasons for going to university or not going to university have changed, … Continue reading To go to university or not to go? An A Level results guide

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My PR story

I haven't always worked in PR, but it feels like I've always been coming back to it. When I think back to how I started off on this path, I have to put it down to my primary school best friend. We'd known each other since reception class, and when I had a gap in … Continue reading My PR story

Why Kirstie Allsopp has missed the point entirely

Kirstie Allsopp has said this week that women should skip university, concentrate on buying property, settle down as quickly as possible and ultimately have children in their 20s. I didn’t completely know how I felt about this when I read it, but now I can see that she’s missed the point entirely. In this article, … Continue reading Why Kirstie Allsopp has missed the point entirely

The best fashion buy you’ll find this season

Students and cash-strapped people alike, autumn is here. As much as I hate the dreary weather and all its freezing charms, it is undeniable that fashion is simply much better at this time of year than in the vest and shorts season. If, like me, you need an autumn wardrobe update, you might be wondering … Continue reading The best fashion buy you’ll find this season

A job with a side of freedom…

Ever since I started university I had people telling me those would be the best years of my life, or continuously found people who were now in a 9-5 reminiscing upon their student days and the freedom they had to sit in the pub all afternoon. Because I am A) easily influenced, and B) naive, … Continue reading A job with a side of freedom…

A level results day: don’t rush into clearing straight away

For the last couple of years I have blogged for prospective university students on A level results day, and now, working in the Marketing department of a university, it is really interesting to see the student experience from the other side of the fence. Here’s a reiteration of the advice I gave out last summer … Continue reading A level results day: don’t rush into clearing straight away