Exploring the UK on a budget

One of the biggest perks of being a student is having time. Even if you are super ambitious, diligent, participate in societies and have a job, there’ll be free weekends, free afternoons, free mornings or even whole weeks without lectures. You’ll very likely never have this much time to do whatever you want again. When I…

Making the most of the Summer Holidays

The majority of us work hard from September until May so having four months off seems like bliss until you get about three weeks in and you’ve nearly watched everything there is on Netflix. However, there are so many great things you can do to make your summer more exciting. Here are my tips on…

My last Uni project was a documentary … in Vietnam

We were trekking up through the foothills of Northern Vietnam,  our guides leading the way through thick mud, mist hiding the mountains. We were on our way to record the most important interview of the documentary. After half an hour of slogging uphill, the fog cleared and we saw the incredible expanse of rice fields,…

Student traveller: Going abroad on a budget.

It’s coming up to the end of the university year and the beginning of a long summer break. Maybe you have some money saved up that’s burning a hole in your pocket, or maybe (most likely) you don’t. In any case , I would like to share my advice on making the most of your time off,…

5 ways to improve your chances of winning creative competitions

So, earlier this month I found myself in the mountains of Northern Vietnam, in a remote cabin, filming a naked man get into a barrel filled with medicinal water. I can finally tick that one off the bucket list! This was all courtesy of World Nomads Travel Film Scholarship, a competition I won to travel…