• The Do’s and Don’t’s of your first week at Edge Hill.

    Your first week at Edge Hill will be crazy. Freshers activities, meeting people you live with, meeting people on your course, trying to figure out where a certain room is; it’s an exciting but tiring week. Therefore my blog this week intends to look at that first week and tell you what you should do […]

  • Why I’m Excited To Go Back To Uni.

    I’m enjoying my summer away from my studies. For the past few months, other than a few small bits and pieces left to tie up for a PPD module due at the end of August, I’ve been enjoying doing effectively nothing. I’m still reading books and trying to learn photo editing software as mentioned in […]

  • Home Visits – Can they be hard?

    Hey everyone, I hope you are all having an amazing summer so far! I thought I would talk a little more about how I find visiting home both comforting but also a source of discomfort as this is something I quickly realised while in my first year of university.  Coming from a very family orientated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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: […]

  • Packing for the first year of University 🏫💼

    Hello! Summer is approaching at an insane rate, and the fact that I am nearly no longer a first year is dawning on me. It honestly feels like I’ve been here for a couple of months – time really does fly when you’re having fun. I remember googling and search on Youtube for what I […]

  • Using Your Holidays Wisely!

    Hey everyone and HAPPY EASTER! I hope you are all stuffing your faces with chocolate eggs and having a nice chill day. However, don’t forget to keep up with all the work you have to do before going back to University. As I am on my Easter holidays at home in ‘wee’ Ireland, I thought […]

  • Accommodation – My View

    Hey everyone! I know there have been a few posts on accommodation on this platform but I believe that the more opinions you have on something, the easier it is to make your decision! Chancellor’s Court  My first pick to live on campus was in Chancellor’s Court and I am so grateful that I got […]

  • Homesickness and how to tackle it!

    Hey everyone! As I come from Northern Ireland, the feeling of homesickness is very familiar and I especially felt it more when I returned to university after the holidays. After feeling sorry for myself for a few days and texting my mum every 5 minutes throughout the day, I decided that I would try and […]

  • Nights Out at Edge Hill

    Hello guys! Since I am coming to the end of my placement, I am very much looking forward to a night out with my friends… even though I will miss my pupils VERY much! I thought I would share with you my ideas on a good night out at Edge Hill… Students’ Union Bar You […]