• What I’m up to over the summer! ☀️

    Summer is finally here! I can’t tell you how nice it is to finally get some time to myself and rest. The first year of university has been absolutely amazing but also incredibly tiring and it’s nice to take a breather and relax for a bit. I flew back out to Saudi Arabia to spend […]

  • Some things I discovered in the first term…

    Hey!   I’m going to share with you some things I realised in the first term/year at university and hopefully it can help you get into the swing of things a little easier. Paper or paperless? I am a huge stationery addict and I’m constantly buying new notebooks and pens for no reason other than ‘it’s […]

  • My favourite places to eat in Ormskirk!

    Hello! I’m going to share with you my favourite places around Ormskirk for grabbing some grub, be it nice restaurants or greasy takeaways! We’ll start with my top 3 favourite restaurants: My all-time favourite place to go is The Cricketers. A traditional but elegant pub that serves the most delicious food. The menu is updated […]

  • First Year – An Overview

    Okay, I am not going to bore you with the whole ‘it’s true what they say, first years goes by in a blink of an eye.’ because, you will soon find out that this is very true. I hope you enjoy this blog of my first year at Edge Hill University in three sections that […]

  • How to prepare for Primary Education with QTS at Edge Hill

    Hello! September is edging closer and closer, and while I urge you to enjoy this time off as much as possible it is important to keep in mind that you are soon going to be a university student and organisation is absolutely paramount. If you are going into the Primary Ed course then look out […]

  • Why Did I Chose Edge Hill?

    Some of you may be aware that I moved over to Edge Hill University from Northern Ireland which is similar for a lot of people in my course and at Edge Hill in general.   So, why did I choose to move all the way over for my course in primary teaching when I could […]

  • Day Off? No Problem

    Hey everyone! I thought I would dedicate a blog to the things that you can do in Ormskirk or on campus of Edge Hill University when you find yourself with a day off or in need of a break from assignment writing etc.  Treat Yourself Sometimes when I have a day off from University, I […]

  • Turning the Bad into Good – How to deal with being upset, sad or angry as a Student

    Being a student is great. You get your freedom, you grow up and you meet interesting new people in a new and exciting place. With all of this going on you might be forgiven for thinking that there wont be a moment where you feel down, or something really gets on your nerves and makes […]

  • Pre-university Plans!

    Hello everyone! It’s that Friday feeling – friYAY. As your exams will be finished soon, if not already, you might be wondering what there is to do before starting university. Depending on your course, you may be asked to do some research or begin to do some academic tasks. For primary education, I was asked […]

  • Advice for starting University in September 👩🏽‍🎓

    I had now officially finished my first year and it’s so strange to me that I’m technically no longer a first-year student. I was reflecting on everything that has happened over the past year and I’d like to offer some advice if you are starting out this September… Be prepared, but don’t burn yourself out: […]