Dissertation Diaries #1 – The Start and It’s Going Wrong Already

I have just started my third and final year of my degree. To put everything into context I am an Undergraduate BA Criminology Student at the University of York and a huge part of my final year like most students is my dissertation. Whilst I’m writing this, I am in my fourth week of the autumn term. In week 1, we had a week of dissertation workshops including lectures like ‘how to start a dissertation’, ‘how…

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What’s in my Uni Bag – Third Year

I am going into my third year at the University of York, and I am trying to get my personal and academic life a lot more organised, including my bag. I carry a fair few things around with me in my bag, so I though I’d share them with you. The bag I use for university is my new Lagoon Blue Fjallraven Re-Kanken. I’ve used a Kanken for 4 years now, and I couldn’t live…

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I’m Back! and a Life Update| Personal

Wow, it’s been far too long! I feel like I’ve got a bit of explaining to do…the main and only reason I have not posted in so long, is because I’ve been completely swamped at university. I genuinely underestimated how intense second year would be, it’s got tough. Alongside uni and the huge amount of work, reading and assessments that comes with it, I’ve been working part-time, volunteering, doing extra-curricular courses, fulfilling my role as…

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