The realities of being a masters student differs for everyone, but one thing is for certain: the stress of writing a dissertation. Back in September last year, and even through to February, I had envisioned writing my dissertation in cute (over priced) London cafes, the university library, and spending a fortune on trains to interview … Continue reading The Realities of Being a Master’s Student: Dissertation, Internship and the end.
Never did I imagine that I would have virtual lectures, or trying to write a group assignment over Zoom and Google Docs, but here we are in the last week of May and I've just submitted my last assignment of my masters. Okay, slight exaggeration, I've still got an exam in June and a dissertation … Continue reading The Reality of Being a Masters Student: Virtual Lectures, Group Assignments and Remote Exams
Lockdown is hard, but we have to do it. Switching off is also hard, especially when you are someone who loves being on the go, and productive. It’s not a competitive thing, I don’t measure myself on what others are putting on their instagram stories during lockdown, but it’s my personality type of thing. I … Continue reading Finding It Hard To Switch Off
Everyone is talking about working from home, but what about the university students? Being a master’s student is no different from being an undergraduate at the moment, with a lack of proper communication about what universities are actually doing (even lectures seem a bit lost), and I won’t even start on tuition fees. Lectures going … Continue reading The Realities of Being a Master’s Student During Social Distancing / Isolation…
With an interest in how social media is used within sport, but primarily football, I have decided to create a new series. Introducing … ‘Football and Twitter’. The reality is that my master’s dissertation is going to be on the topic of twitter and football clubs in Europe, and hence I wanted a place to … Continue reading Football and Twitter: An Unlikely Story