Graduation: 1 year on

Today marks exactly one year since I graduated from the University of Lincoln, in what can only be described as one of the most special days of my life. For many lucky students, this week will be their turn to robe up, walk through the castle grounds, and exit their time as a student with…

My journey to a PhD

I’m one of the lucky ones. I’m one of those people who had no idea where they wanted to end up but kept taking the next steps along the path that I liked best, and it has so far, worked out! Maybe luck has less to do with it. Or, maybe it’s not luck at…

What will you choose to do now?

It can be scary to think about venturing into the real world after three years at uni. Getting up in time for a 9am has seemed like such a struggle for so long, but soon you’ll be doing it 5 days a week. But what path do you take? Graduate schemes, entry-level jobs, travel or…

Balancing work and work on an MA

Jamie Waller – Journalism MA For most people at University, life is divided between assignments and leisure time. However, others have to balance these demands with a paid job as well. There are plenty of reasons someone might have a job. They might like the financial security, they might need it to make ends meet…

How to prepare for your Masters: Advice for offer holders

For many undergraduates, now is the time when you’ll be debating applying for postgraduate study, and, if you’re super organised, you might even already have an offer. This time last year, I had a sudden life crisis and decided that I wanted to continue studying and apply to an MA course. It was a really…

My postgraduate story… so far

I graduated in September 2014, it was the proudest day of my life. I stood on the stage and received my American Studies and History degree with my family there cheering and clapping in the beautiful Lincoln Cathedral. The people conducting the ceremony told us not to look out into the main hall – just…

Postgrad – an insight

Postgraduate funding of up to £10,000 is now an accessible resource for students wishing to stay on at university and enhance their learning experience at a higher level. The funding also allows for anyone who has been out of education for a certain time period to come back to university and study an MA in…