Like washing clothes or making your bed, cooking for yourself is one of those things many students don’t realise they don’t know how to do until they have to do it…And that’s when the fumbling with the instructions on the back of a packet of pasta starts. So in this post, I thought I’d give a … Continue reading Cooking at Uni
As anyone studying Philosophy will likely tell you, discussion is one of the most fruitful ways of philosophising. And seminars often provide great mediums for discussion. So here’s some tips for how to make the best of them. Do the reading This is essential. When you come to uni, you’ll meet lecturers who’ll spend a … Continue reading How to make the most of Philosophy seminars
One of the exciting things about university is being able to work independently. This gives you the opportunity to be creative in how you go about designing your work habits. Based on my own experience, here are some tips. 1. Do one thing at a time While multitasking is often popular and seen as very … Continue reading Tips for working independently at uni
If A-Level is difficult – is a Degree Still for Me? On the one hand, I loved studying A-Level Philosophy. The chance to explore the ideas of some of history’s best philosophers was a whole new opportunity. So if you’re studying A-Level at the moment, and loving it, you’d have good reason to. Despite this though, I did find aspects of … Continue reading Philosophy at A-Level and Degree – What’s the Difference?
Everyone looks forward to making new friends at university, although none of us gets taught exactly how to do it. Rather, we learn by an (often clumsy) kind of trial and error – by experience. As such, I thought I’d summarise a few things that I’ve picked up from my own trials (and errors) with making friends at … Continue reading Making Friends at Uni