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Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

For as long as I can remember there has only been one real thing that I’ve wanted to do-travel. However, when I left school in the UK at 18, I made the ‘sensible decision’ to start university in London, studying for a journalism degree because that was what all of my friends were doing. The thing is, for an impatient person like me, spending just three … Continue reading Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

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Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

An NCTJ level 3 diploma is an accredited journalism course ran by the National College for the Training of Journalists. The course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to begin a career as a professional journalist and it can be taken before, after or instead of university. In many cases an NCTJ is something that is requested by editors in an application … Continue reading Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

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The Pros and Cons of being a young digital nomad

Digital What?! First things first, what is a digital nomad? Well it’s a phrase coined to describe the ever-growing number of people who work from their laptops, not an office, and who do this wherever they are in the world. Bloggers are digital nomads. Many entrepreneurs or creatives are. In fact more and more professions are moving towards this way of working. Next time you go … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of being a young digital nomad

Dropping Out Of Uni And Starting Fresh: 2017 Reflections

This time last year I made the huge decision to drop out of my first year at university. I had been studying up in London and had come home feeling lost, confused and underwhelmed. My course and my University hadn’t been what I’d expected. I’d found myself feeling lonely in London, with little money to do anything and way too much time to myself. To … Continue reading Dropping Out Of Uni And Starting Fresh: 2017 Reflections

10 things to do after leaving university

A little lost, down, confused and stressed: leaving university and entering ‘the real world’ is a huge transition. Society and ourselves tend to put a lot of pressure on us and leaving uni can be the toughest time of all. However just because you have left the place you’ve called home for the last three years doesn’t mean it has to mark the end of your … Continue reading 10 things to do after leaving university