Summer 2017 Review 

Summary Today I have had my third year introductory talk which is quite a scary thought!! I’ve had a really enjoyable summer and a constructive one. It has been very important to have found the balance this summer to have some relaxing time away from university, as well as taking the opportunity to work on…

Progress Report Five – Dissertation

Introduction This report marks the final one of summer 2017 and this will mark my 5th progress report, with another five to go until my dissertation is handed in!! Stay tuned for a post soon summarising summer 2017!! Report September has been mostly being about writing up my dissertation results and conclusions. It’s taken quite…

Successful Guide To Doing Well At University

Introduction I have written my view to succeeding at university. For this I’ve drawn from my own experiences and academic literature. Mainly this was for my own benefit of writing more but I thought it would be a good blog post for prospective and current students of any degree. When applying for university there are…

Progress Report Four – Dissertation

Introduction Summer 2017 is now coming to an end, however my dissertation process is still near the start.  Hope you enjoy reading and be sure to leave any comments below!! At the end I have attached a PDF document showing all of my previous progress reports so far and an uodated about page. Report August…

Progress Report Three – Dissertation

Summary The weeks are disserpearing before I know it and it means that these progress reports and time managment are key if I am to have a draft of my dissertation by the time I return to university. I’ve eased myself back into dissertation work after my holidays which I personally believe has worked well….

Summer Cruise 2017

Introduction It’s nearly been two weeks been onboard our family cruise for 2017 which I cannot belive. Time flies so much!! For the last three years I’ve been writing diary entries for each of my summer holidays. It has been really useful thing to do in my spare time and I belive it helps with…

Progress Report Two – Dissertation

Summary I have received my stage two results for my university degree, which I achived a 2:1. Im really pleased with this result and has given me another boost of motivation on working on my dissertation. In the last few days I have been helping out at the Newcastle University open day for prospective students,…

Progress Report One – Dissertation

This marks the first progress report of my geography disertation which I hope you all enjoy and please feel free to comment. I have also attached a PDF version below for people to read. After receiving my dissertation proposal back and my summer feedback, I have started my journey considering the sustainability of the proposed…

Rugby School Visit – 5th – 7th June

Introduction I was fortunate to achieve work observation at Rugby School which included several activities to give me a greater insight into the teaching experience. I was fortunate to achieve work observation at Rugby School to give me a greater insight into the teaching experience. I was given a timetable in advance for the three…

Updated Ben Lawson Art Blog

Introduction Ive just finished second year of geography at Newcastle University where Ive had some time now to look back at my art/ graphics/ photography work on my https://benjaminlawsonart.wordpress.com/ website. This was also because I have had a number of people who have asked to look at my previous work and that this website forms…

Preview of Summer 2017

Introduction Summers is approaching quick and there’s plenty of things happening related to university, work experience and relaxing. The fun of second year has been great but it doesn’t end there! Easter 2017 concluded to be one of the best holidays off, with spontaneous visits to Whitby and Peterborough, I’m hoping that summer will be…

My Working Dissertation Is On…

Introduction I have chosen my dissertation to be on sustainable transport in my area. On Monday 24th April, I received my dissertation research proposal back which I was pleased with. Its took a bit of time and a lot of suspense for a while but I’m really pleased about the result and cannot wait to…