Welcome to my blog!

19th April 2016 marks the beginning of my blog on my progress of BA Geography at Newcastle University. I will be writing about my fieldwork opportunities, which I have been involved in, throughout the 3 years of university. I will post topics that I am currently studying in geography that I enjoy and have furthered…

Being a Geography Senior Mentor

Introduction I am going to be writing and reviewing my position as a geography senior mentor as well as chairing staff student committee (which there will be a post upcoming soon on this). These are two big responsibilities which I have taken on this year and have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of! I chose…

Easter Round Up

Introduction As well as having my great opportunity to visit Paris, I have had some exciting day trips as well as news. I have decided to wirte a blog post on all things which have happend during easter. Its been a very nice time to have a bit of time off (eventhtough were on strike)…

2 Years Blogging!!

Hope your enjoying reading this blog account! I cannot belive how I’ve been writing blog posts for now exactly two years! It really doesn’t feel that long ago when I was celbrating the first year! I’ve been pleased on how the blog has grown. For me it’s been really useful for myself to share some…

Paris Trip

Introduction Last time I was in Paris I was 14-year-old as part of a school trip. I didn’t go to the Geography Society Paris visit which was earlier in February due to bad timing! For over two years as a friend group we have been planning to go to Paris. All in all, I was…

Life on Strike!

Introduction As discussed briefly in my Easter review (see blog post), Newcastle University has been on strike for the remainder of term and its suggested it’s going to follow on into April. It’s not just Newcastle, it is 64 universities across the UK! As much as I understand the reasons why lecturers should go on…

Easter Break!

Introduction Today I have finished university for Easter which has well and truly been a chaotic start of 2018 to say the least! With my dissertation now handed in and another assignment as well on the 16th I can now have a little breathing space. Even though I have been giving regular updates on the…

Progress Report Ten – Dissertation Submitted

That’s it!! Today marks one of the most important aspects in my whole geography degree, by handing in my geography undergraduate dissertation. The hard work has come down to this!! Two hard copies and an electronic version of my dissertation have been handed in. I’ve done all I can on my dissertation and the process…

Progress Report Nine – Dissertation

Less than a Month Left!!! This will be the last dissertation progress report before my ‘actual’ dissertation will be submitted!! I deliberately delayed this progress report so that I would have been given feedback after my draft chapter was handed in. Even after handing my dissertation draft in, I was making constant edits to the…

Exam Season…January

Introduction January has well and truly been a strange month. It’s gone really quick but quite stressful too. After finishing my exam I have had a bit of time to reflect how the last month has gone and I will also put in the conclusion what to look forward for my final term in my…

Trip to Glasgow

Introduction I went to see Paramore and then visit the city of Glasgow on the 20th January. Back in October 2017, myself and one of my mates from university decided to book tickets to go and see Paramore which we decided to go to the one in Glasgow! It was a nice trip to celebrate…

Progress Report Eight – Dissertation

Happy New Year! – Introduction This marks my first progress report of 2018! 2018 also marks the ever-closing deadline for my dissertation in March. In a days’ time I’ll be handing in my draft chapter for my dissertation which is really scary thought!! From my last report I have made a structure change to my…

Happy New Year!

Introduction First semester of year 3 has finished and has flown over so quickly. It is hard to believe I am in my final year of Geography and only in a few months’ time I will be graduating! Preparation for second semester is already in full flow. Unlike the last previous two years, this will…