Category Archives: A Day in the Life of a Fresher

Student Life: The journey towards a part-time officer position

When I first applied to the Society Officer part-time officer position at FXU, I definitely wasn’t 100% sure what was involved. I knew what the actual role entailed and I knew my own qualifications for it but I certainly wasn’t prepared for … Continue reading

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Student Life: What remains of my social life amongst work assignments

So, the last week or so has probably been the busiest week I’ve had in terms of workload. Let’s look at the Geography essays first. Basically, I didn’t start work early enough, so I have just had week after week … Continue reading

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Student Life: Volunteering for Oxjam

Oxjam is an annual music festival which takes place across the country and raises a lot of money for Oxfam every year. Students from across the country work harder every year to create Oxjam events that are bigger and better … Continue reading

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Student Life: First weekend home

Last weekend, I went home for the first time – just clarifying the less than obvious meaning of the title – since I’ve been at university. Although the price of the train tickets were completely mad, even though I was … Continue reading

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Student Life: A day in the life of a CSM student

Last night I pulled my jeans out of the washing machine and the spray paint stain made me smile as I remembered my day down the mine. I came home worn out, hungry and muddy but with a big smile … Continue reading

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Student Life: My week of injuries

Over the last week or so, I have managed to sustain so many stupid injuries. First one up was last Sunday, when I went to the Barn – a place for climbing, in the strange new land of Devon – … Continue reading

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Student Life: My journey to Uganda

Similarly to a lot of people my age, I have had the urge to travel to distant lands. Unfortunately, like most people my age, I am far too poor to do this. This got me thinking a lot about a … Continue reading

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