Ellie

Ellie

Hi! My name's Ellie and i'm a recent Journalism and Communications graduate from Basingstoke. I'm a notoriously big fan of all things Beyoncé and Rugby (with the latter making Cardiff the perfect place to live and study). During my time here I have had the opportunity to volunteer in Fiji and study abroad in Australia!


Latest posts

How to Celebrate Halloween during Lockdown

Posted on 29 October 2020 by Ellie

Well, 2020’s Saturday night Halloween plans are certainly not how we expected them to go; but I suppose the same can be said about everything right now. With the much anticipated annual Yoloween event not taking place in the Student’s Union this year, here are a few ways you can get stuck into spooky season
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Making the Jump from First Year to Second Year

Posted on 1 October 2020 by Ellie

Making that often anxiously anticipated jump from a fresher to a second year is a fairly big moment in any student’s life. However, despite it being the first time that your work fully counts towards your final degree grade, it is not something to lose sleep over! Here are some of the main differences between
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Making Your Uni Room a Peaceful Place to Work

Posted on 28 September 2020 by Ellie

As we are now finding ourselves typically confined to the work environment of our bedrooms, it is more important than ever to create a peaceful and personal space to optimise our study potential. So yes, I am here to give you every excuse to deck out your room in all the fairy lights, plants, and
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Navigating a Brand New City

Posted on 28 August 2020 by Ellie

Starting university comes with a whole set of worries and uncertainties and more often than not, this includes finding your way around an entirely brand new city. Whether you are moving from a different city, or you are coming from the heart of the countryside, the thought of living in a capital city can be
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A Letter to my Fresher Self

Posted on 24 August 2020 by Ellie

Dear Fresher Self, Firstly, I am jealous. I am jealous that you are about to begin three of the best years of your life. I know you won’t believe me now with all those years in a brand new city ahead of you, but trust me when I say that it will absolutely fly by
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Personal Statement: Applying for a Journalism/Media Degree

Posted on 28 July 2020 by Ellie

A question I am frequently asked is what exactly you should write on your personal statement when applying for a journalism/media course. Putting together a great statement can be a pretty stressful task as it is difficult to gage what exactly universities are looking for. However, all graduates have been through it and there is
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