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…

Module Choices 2017/18

One Year Of My Blog!! Today marks the anniversary of this blog which I have been proud of for the last year. There’s been quite a lot of things happen in the last year which has gone so quick!! I look forward to the next year of my blog in following the rest of my…

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! – Hows the holidays going? With only one full week left of the Easter break, I can say the holidays have gone over so quick! To be fair second year of university has flown over! After coming back from Barcelona, I’ve been working hard on my assignments which by the end of May,…

Barcelona – Geography Fieldtrip

Introduction The field trip to Barcelona has come so quick and doesn’t feel like only a year ago we had a lecture to show what field trip were available. But March and this term has gone so quick and now the fieldtrip has flown over!! It is now two days since returning from the trip….

Easter update

Introduction I have broken up from university which has been a very busy term! I haven’t had much free time at all in the last month and even so I’m writing this update enroute to Barcelona!! The business just never stops!! I always knew that this term was going to be busy as my module…

Nissan (1st March 2017)

After months of preparation, working round university work and team members leaving, it was finally the day of the Nissan Presentation. From arriving we were informed that our group were presenting first which was good to get the presentation out of the way. There was last minuet run of the presentation while travelling on the…

London (9th – 10th March)

Quick Round-up… Its been a crazy few weeks with assignments need handing in, Nissan Project last week and generally trying to keep calm. My disseration will be handed in just over a week!! With this being said ive kept my cool and time is flying by so quick and I did not expect that the…

Careers Insight Programme – Small and Medium Enterprise Insights Day

Introduction As part of the careers insights programme I visited Small- Medium Enterprises (SME’s) located in the Business and Innovation Centre (BIC), located in Sunderland. During the visit, all of us were assigned to different groups to visit 3 different SME’s in the BIC. The BIC houses over 140 businesses which has over 1000 people…