Reflecting on my first year at university

Well what can I say about my first year of university. So much and so little has happened but it seems like such a whirlwind of a year that it is worth writing about. For those people who do not know I currently study at the University of Kent, Centre for Journalism. To get onContinue reading “Reflecting on my first year at university”

‘Joey Essex: Grief and Me’ – My thoughts

I recently watched Joey Essex’s new documentary ‘Grief and Me’ and I thought it was worth writing about because of the message that runs throughout the programme. For those people who do not know Joey Essex, he first entered the public eye in 2011 during the second season of The Only Way is Essex. ThisContinue reading “‘Joey Essex: Grief and Me’ – My thoughts”

When did #BeKind leave the public’s mind?

After experiencing a whole year without Love Island on their TV screens the public have finally been able to watch their favourite programme again on ITV2. There have been varied opinions about this years cast with some saying they are ‘boring’ and the series has lacked drama so far. However, the scrutiny that the IslandersContinue reading “When did #BeKind leave the public’s mind?”

Online interviews and graduate stress

For those students who are due to graduate from university they are no doubt nervous for the road ahead. After experiencing two years of learning from home they are expected to somehow go out into the world and look for graduate jobs. A lot of interviews are now conducted online also due to Covid-19 andContinue reading “Online interviews and graduate stress”

‘Leigh-Anne Pinnock: Race, Pop & Power’ – My thoughts

In this blog I am going to be speaking about Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s new documentary “Race, Pop & Power”. The program is about the subject of racism but also touches on colourism and Leigh-Anne’s personal experience with this issue. Immediately when I read the synopsis for the documentary, I will admit that I did not knowContinue reading “‘Leigh-Anne Pinnock: Race, Pop & Power’ – My thoughts”

One price, two different university experiences

Students have officially been able to return to their campuses for in person teaching, but this has not come as good news to many struggling students, who have not set foot on campus all year. Many university students have been signing petitions to have money refunded for their lack of sufficient teaching during the Covid-19Continue reading “One price, two different university experiences”

Newfound appreciation for open university students

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the struggles for students attending university and how they have had to adapt to a new way of learning online from their homes. However, this method is an everyday occurrence for students who complete their degrees through the Open University. The Open University offers students flexible part-time study, where individualsContinue reading “Newfound appreciation for open university students”