So a little bit about me. I am currently in my final year at Liverpool John Moores Unveristy (LJMU) studying creative writing.
I am originally from Oxford. For my A Levels I studied Geography (D), Drama (B) and Biology (D). I decided to study Equine Science at Warwickshire College but by February 2015 I realised the course wasn’t what I wanted to do. I left and in September 2015 went to LJMU for Creative Writing (quite a change in direction). At first I was worried about going but I have really enjoyed my time in Liverpool.
So now I am in my final year. Currently, I have not quite decided what I am going to do after University. I think I will do a masters but will possibly take a year out to decide what to study. My overall aim is to graduate with a 2.1
Why I want to do this:
I am hoping this will keep me motivated throughout my final year. What I find most difficult with my course is the lack of contact hours. I am only in 6 hours a week currently. However with my course it can’t really be taught and for every hour in a lecture, we are supposed to spend 3 extra outside. In total I should be doing around 18 hours a week, at the moment I’m only averaging around 11. So it’s up to me to put the effort in and make the most of my time.
What I'm going to do:
I am planning on just taking it a week at a time. I often find when my goals are too big I struggle to achieve them and feel pressured and stressed when I don’t.
I have noticed the jump from second to third year more than the jump from sixth form to first/ first to second. This is the first year that I have gone home to reading week (which is from the 6th to 10th November) but I am going home from the 3rd to the 7th for a bit of a break then I’ll still have some time off afterwards to do some more work in the library. I am just going to get a little bit of work done each day.
My plan for this blog is to upload a couple of times a week to show where I'm studying/ what I'm doing/ and what I'm doing to relax after studying.