Run through the decade

My name is Charlotte McCrea and I am a student currently studying psychology at University. Even though I am fascinated by how the brain works and how individuals behave, I have recently taken a feel for running. I was never a sporty kid and always looked a little podgy, which isn’t a complaint because I…

Graduating from Liverpool Hope

Graduating at the Metropolitan Cathedral with my mum next to me, in a country we never dreamed of going to, with a distinction in a course I never thought I would be able to enrol in, having had a year I could have never even conceived, was a completely surreal experience. After losing my father…

Student finance explained…

With student finance applications expected to open soon, a simplified run-down of everything you need to know might make the whole process a bit easier. So, here goes… First of all, to avoid any confusion, there are TWO types of student finance: Tuition Fee Loan – this pays for your course fees Maintenance Loan –…

Generation of Dream Makers and Risk Takers

Even the best, most thought out of future plans take surprising detours. As we grow up, we are taught to dream and to live out our lives expectantly for the future. Somewhere along the way, I fear this dream-like nature has been lost and instead has become a cold hearted approach to making a way…