It’s September, the summer has passed, and thousands of students are about to descend on Scotland’s cities to return to university and college. For the ‘fresh meat’ it can be quite a daunting prospect. Moving away from home for the first time, being forced to make friends – and enemies – with people you’ve never… Read More Starting Uni: The survival guide!
VOMO TV, located in Galashiels in the Scottish Borders, is an online television platform where children and young people create, record and share programmes every week, which includes their weekly news bulletin. The Scottish Borders has always been great at getting children and young people involved in projects that are not only great fun, but teach skills… Read More VOMO TV – The station run by youths!
As I pack my cases for heading home, I reflect back on how fast the first year (well, 6 months) of uni has gone, and what a rollercoaster ride it’s been. From walking in on day one by myself, knowing nobody else, to becoming best friends I couldn’t imagine not knowing, it’s all moved so… Read More First year is over… WHAT?
Netflix and chill, except the chilling only happens in the relationships between me and my laptop, or more in particular my new Netflix account. It’s taken me a long time to jump on the band wagon and sign myself up to what I would call the best thing to happen to me since starting university.… Read More Netflix: More than just an addiction.
My life has never been a breeze. It’s never been straight forward and at no point has it ever been easy; but then again, whose life is? The past 19 years have had highs, lows, and everything in between, but one thing it has not had, is regrets. Everything that has happened to me in… Read More Chin up, keep calm and carry on.
One for those of you still at school this week – in particular, the people sitting day on day, wishing the next few months would hurry up and pass so they can leave already.Rewind time by a year, and I was in your position. Christmas and new year had passed, we were back at school… Read More Sixth year, UCAS and exams.
We’ve been off university now for a month – a whole month for Christmas, I know – but the past few weeks have given me a chance to not only relax, but take myself away from everything, just sit and think about everything. I’ve realised over the past month in particular, that life moves too… Read More Grab life with everything you have.