In January last year I wrote an article about my disappointment with my degree – being half way through I felt underwhelmed, and slightly let down by my university. Contact hours were incredibly low, and it wasn’t exactly the intellectual stimulation I had expected to get from a degree course, despite its 50% practical nature. … More A Degree of Difficulty
I’m half way through reading a Theatre Studies degree. Coming from an academic background, I shocked the majority of my friends and teachers by choosing to pursue something in the arts – to compensate, I insisted upon choosing a University that boasted a 50/50 degree of theory and practice. Now I’m not saying that academics … More What do you want out of your Theatre Degree?
The weekend of the 3rd-4th March was the Mountaineering Club’s Annual Dinner, held in the beautiful (if a little soggy) Peak District. After a night of camping in Chesterfield in which tents were shared and many a pint had at the local pub, the club awoke to classic Sheffield rain. However, undeterred many ventured to … More Peaks, Pints, and Party Dresses
I am once again battling with the question: to move, or not to move? I am currently in University residences – it is a very nice building, a good size room with an en suite, my flatmates are (on the whole) a nice group of people, and there is nothing to suggest I am having … More Home or Away