So it’s now August, and soon a lot of you will be finding out where you are going to university. Some of you are looking for graduate jobs, placements, internships, taking a gap year or studying abroad.
On the 17th of August the A-level results will be released and for the thousands of students, it will be the day that signifies the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
If you have been following my blogs, then you will know that I am currently on placement as a Junior Graphic Designer for Johnson and Johnson. I have really enjoyed the first few weeks as the company has supported me and given me a lot of responsibility.
Simply: No, but I URGE you to get involved as joining AU Athletics, learning to Salsa dance with Salsa society, and meeting even more friends at classes, brought me some of my best experiences at university.
It is crazy to me that the academic year is over. Exams are finished, lectures are done and FND’s are now no more until October – I’ll miss you so very much Cogs.
Over the past couple of months, I have been up and down to Newcastle interviewing for jobs so that I can return to full-time employment.
And just like that, the six greatest months of my life are over, my study-exchange in Sydney has come to an end.
I really quite like my University, and being someone who doesn’t like change I would quite like to keep it that way! So here are a few top tips for you, future Loughborough students who hold the fate of our beloved Loughborough in your youthful, lucky, (I’m not bitter) hands.
If you’re anything like me, the topic of A-Level Results Day is one that was strictly off limits to everyone from the middle of June up until the actual day.
I can remember one of my A-Level teachers saying to me ‘You need to find out for yourself. You won’t get spoon fed at University.’ And at the time I thought ‘Yeah whatever…’ but looking back now, she was so so right!