Lost or on an adventure


One of the things I found about moving to a new country was that I would get lost…a lot! From the first day when I got on the bus from town to Gloucester instead of Park Campus, to this very day. Continue reading “Lost or on an adventure”


Why you should pursue Higher Education


It is a rare occurrence to truly know what you want you want to do with your life from a very young age. I can say I was one of those lucky few. My mother still tells me stories of how before I even knew how to count, I was always the one to equally share the bag of sweets amongst my friends. Her little accountant she would call me. Continue reading “Why you should pursue Higher Education”

How to get that dream job


From as far back as I can remember, I have always wanted to work for KPMG. I didn’t quite have a solid reason when I was younger, except it was a huge company and everyone seemed to dress really well. Even then, I set my sights on it and never let go ever since. Now I sit here excitedly typing this as I will be starting my first graduate job at KPMG in less than four months. Hopefully my journey will inspire anyone who has similar aspirations of their own. Continue reading “How to get that dream job”

A city that never gets old


Having finished my time at University of Gloucestershire, I decided there was no better way to wrap up the year than a little getaway to the big city.

Before moving to England, I fantasised of sitting outside a little café, sipping on a strong cup of coffee with a magnificent view of Big Ben. From all I had seen in movies and TV shows, I had already formed a vivid image of London and how I would fall in love the minute I stepped off the train…and I did, time and time again.

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Survival guide part II – battling out exams!

LubaA few months ago I wrote about surviving a dissertation. At this point in time that had been the most stressful piece of work I had ever been faced with. Then final exams came along.

Most people don’t like exams very much (I know that struggle all too well). But they have been a part of life for as long as I can remember.  Having survived GCSEs and A Levels, how much more difficult could it really get? First year was (almost) a walk in the park. Second year exams were slightly more challenging, but feeling motivated after a great performance in first year and lots of eager preparation, they were a smooth ride.

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5 Tips for Surviving your Dissertation


The moment I had been both dreaming about and dreading finally arrived – my dissertation was finally due. Staring at the beautifully bound pages of blood, sweat and tears, I felt the wave of pride that makes it all worth the effort. Writing a dissertation, particularly as an international student whose first language is not English, is a very daunting experience. It is however completely possible, and even enjoyable (unbelievable – I know!). Here are five ways you can get through yours when the time comes:

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