[Getting ready for a year on the other side of the world is a complicated procedure. For the past three hours, I’ve been from form to form, filling in information where I can and more often than not deferring the task until prerequisites are met. I’m supposed to be finishing an assignment this week too, […]Read more "Student Shenanigans: To Do"
[Today I wrote a “Statement of Purpose” as part of my Study Abroad application for Deakin University. I wasn’t far in before I realised it kind of read like a blog post, so I might as well post it on my blog!] Hi, My name is Jesse Young. I’m applying to study abroad at Deakin […]Read more "Student Shenanigans: Letter to Oz"
Ever since I started at Bangor University, I’ve had a nuisance to deal with. It’s effected my ability to attend both curricular and extracurricular activities. It’s caused me a great deal of inconvenience, financial worry and boredom. That nuisance is Arriva Trains Wales. I’m certainly no stranger to rail travel. I’ve used it to travel […]Read more "Student Shenanigans: Crazy Train (Fares)"
Noticing a thematic pattern this week? Yeah, I’ve been very much focused on studies over the past few days, so I don’t have to worry too much next week about the prospect of two deadlines in quick succession. The funny thing is that after this, I have almost nothing to worry about for the rest […]Read more "Student Shenanigans: Essay It Ain’t So"
I’ve not been negligent in my shorthand practice over the past couple of weeks. Sloppy, perhaps, but not negligent. You know those notepads you get for Christmas that you never actually use completely lose track of? Well, this year I managed to retain one of them, and it’s actually coming in pretty handy! There’s something […]Read more "Student Shenanigans: Shorthand Saga Part 2"
It’s hard to believe, but I’m already approaching the midpoint of my second semester here in Bangor University. This is the part of the semester that looms from the starting point, something that you’re reminded of in your first lectures and remain vaguely aware of until the promised time – Not aware enough to do […]Read more "Student Shenanigans: Midseason Trials"
“Media is essentially an extension of humanity”Read more "Media Culture: This Mcluhan Bloke"