Typical day of a final year student (Hannah)

Life as we know it has changed completely in the last few weeks but here is a post I put together before the coronavirus and social distancing measures. I hope it gives some insight for those of you who are starting your final year in September. Time flies incredibly quickly when you’re at uni especially…

A day in the life of an English Literature student (Latifa)

You have just been offered a place at university and you are excited about starting in September, but you want to know what a typical day in the life of an English Literature student is like. Well, I know all about that! The first thing I do before starting my day is check my emails…

Completing deadlines. How I manage my time (Georgie)

Time management is a key skill needed in life and one that is extremely relevant at University when juggling deadlines. As a University student, you will find yourself having to simultaneously work on multiple assignments, all while handling various other responsibilities such as part time jobs. The most important thing you can do which may…

Spotlight on my English and Multimedia Journalism degree (Amber)

Choosing what you want do at university isn’t always easy, and it definitely wasn’t for me. I had been starting to consider a job in journalism towards the end of high school but I’ve had a love for English since before I can remember, which put me in a bit of a dilemma. There are…

Competing deadlines: how I manage my time (Heather)

Arguably one of the hardest parts about university is learning how to manage what seems to be a million things at once. Between juggling the rigor of a masters, a couple part-time jobs, and (ideally) a social life, I almost feel like I have to time to breathe and smell the roses myself! However, having…

The best study spots on campus (Hannah)

Finding a good study spot to do your work is key, but it can be a tricky thing to find especially when the library is packed. Here are a few spots that have come in handy for me that I’m sure you’ll find helpful. Students’ Union If working in a coffee shop atmosphere is your…

My plans for 2020 (Georgie)

Happy New year to everyone, it’s 2020!  The beginning of a new year, not only that but a new decade, ‘the twenties’, which makes it feel like a new chapter in a whole different way. Is it going to be ‘roaring’, we will have to wait and see. What’s 2020 looking like? Well for me,…

How my first term has gone so far (Heather)

Let’s be real – I didn’t think studying a MSc programme would necessarily be a walk in the park. However challenging at times the first term of my course has been, it’s also been fun, enlightening, and successful. Here’s a lil play-by-play of how I’ve found my first term studying at Manchester Met. Freshers Week: Like almost…

What to do for your dissertation (Toby)

Ah, third year. Isn’t it fun? If you keep up to date with my blogs, which personally, I think you should. You would know that I was planning on studying abroad for a year but left after three weeks. So, I came back to Man Met with not a single clue as to what I…