Welcome to October. Hopefully most of you are happily settling in to the new academic year. You lucky things!
October last year was a busy month on TheUniversityBlog. I covered homesickness, conversation, employment, and money, among other things. Here’s my pick of the highlights:
Moving away from home is already a big move. That’s before you consider the amount of change you’ll encounter in your first few months at uni. Inevitably, homesickness happens. This huge post covers all sorts of advice.
Striking up a conversation is difficult enough, but getting into a flow of ideas to chat about can be boggling. With a few pointers, you can boggle no more.
Pushing Toward Employment Nirvana Series
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Career Goals & Ideas
- 3. Your Abilities & Experiences
- 4. It’s Never Too Early to Start a CV
Who says you have to wait for the end of your degree before seriously considering your future employment? As an increasing number of students need to work part-time, the CV isn’t unheard of. So why not make it as good as you can from the outset?
Your Money Series
The world’s economy may be looking scary, but you can do your bit to look after your own pennies…