Welcome to the third installment of my ‘graduate’ series. It’s been exactly one year since my graduation and now almost four years since I filled my parents’ car with boxes and moved to London to start university. This is a little of my personal experience and why I think my Journalism degree at Westminster was worth… Read More A year ago I graduated & why my degree was worth it
Yesterday was my first real day off in around a fortnight so I decided rather than catching up on sleep, to go into London to get a few bits and to make the most of the city that I’m lucky enough to live in. I’m trying to blog more at the moment so I took… Read More Day off in North London
One year ago today I posted ‘A year today I will be a graduate’. Yesterday I graduated from Westminster with a 2:1 in BA (Hons) Journalism degree, making me one of the best journalism graduates in London according the The Guardian table this year! This time last year the thought of graduating filled me with… Read More I am a graduate!
This time three weeks ago I was sat in my university library, 30 minutes away from the biggest moment of my academic life – handing in my dissertation. I had this picture in my head that I would probably hand it in and burst into tears because writing the damn thing was the most stressful… Read More The decisive moment
A long form journalistic essay I wrote in first year (2012) looking into the challenges of unpaid internships and voluntary work for young people. This is one point of view that I don’t necessarily still believe now at the end of my university education.
There I was, third year journo student, who had managed to secure a pretty big interview with a ‘real life’ journalist. One that turned out to be a completely down to earth person who was happy to help out someone who also cared about the future of our generation. HTBJ was and is an inspiration… Read More When Kirsty met HTBJ
Ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to present to you the new and improved Smoke Magazine for the University of Westminster’s Student Union!