Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Goodbye Greenwich: My Last Blog

Hey Guys and Gals,

So this is it, my very last blog. I can’t believe my time at Greenwich has almost come to an end now. I have loved studying here and met some really amazing people on my course and I can’t wait to celebrate completing University with them in October at graduation J. I never even believed that I would get into University let alone leave with a 2:1 in a subject which I have genuinely really enjoyed studying.


As well as studying here I have also been working for the University’s Enquiry Unit for the past two years and have been here for three Clearings (including the current one) and my last day will be this Friday (22/08/2014). Although I am really looking forward to starting my new job, I know I am going to miss all of my colleagues’ sooo much because we all get along really well and I have had such a laugh working with them. Although at times we have been really busy and especially during Clearing the work is really fast paced, I have had the best time working here - so I'm not looking forward to saying goodbye L.


My three years of studying/ working have flown by super-fast and looking back I believe coming to the University of Greenwich was the best decision I ever made and I have met some friends that I know will be in my life forever (whether they like it or not mwahahaha - seriously they won’t get rid of me). For anyone who is still unsure if University is right for them I would definitely say go for it, I know it’s a big risk especially because of the loans a majority of us have to take out, but I promise you it will be worth it in the end. I started here as a shy, reserved girl who didn’t really have any confidence in herself and now that really has changed.

To anyone who has read my blogs over the past two years I want to say a massive thank you because I know at times they were incredibly random and my grammar isn't exactly the best. It means a lot that you took the time to read them, at first I thought it would just be my mum that would be but it turns out the statistics for my blogs were pretty good so unless my mum just kept refreshing the page I want to say thank you to all the people that did take the time to read them. Before I go I want to wish all of our continuing students’ lots of luck with the courses they are on and to all of our prospective/new students I hope you enjoyed studying here as much as I did.

I hope you all continue to have a great summer and wish you all lots of luck for the future.

Thanks for reading,

Xoxo

Laura

Thursday, 14 August 2014

New Job, New Home, New Life.

Hey Guys and Gals,

I hope you are all well. As the title of my blog suggests a lot has changed for me since I last spoke to you. There have been some pretty big changes going on and thought I’d share them with you.

Ok so the first change is: I got my first graduate job! I am really happy to be going on to work as a full time receptionist at Beths Grammar School in Bexley. Whilst I really cannot wait to start working full time in a lovely school, I will be sad to leave my current colleagues. I’ve been working in the Enquiry Unit now for THREE CLEARINGS! Which seems absolutely crazy to me but during that time I have met some great people who I am going to miss so much. The job has been great and whilst I’m ready to move on, it will mean that at the end of this month I will officially be gone from the University of Greenwich L. In regards to my blogs sadly they will be coming to an end, but I have one left to do for August so I will say a proper goodbye then.


My next big change is: I will FINALLY be moving out. Me & George have been looking at getting a place together for a while now and whilst we are still ‘flat hunting’ at the moment, it is finally going to happen after all these years of me saying I will leave my family home. I think my younger brother Mark is so overjoyed about this that he has actually put plans together about what to do with my bedroom when I leave – the cheek of it! I am looking forward to the independence but am equally terrified about being in charge of bills, cleaning, cooking and all of the other grown up stuff that comes with it. But seriously when I say I cannot cook, I’m not over exaggerating- I literally googled how to cook cheese on toast the other day that’s how bad it is lol. Oh well bad times for George haha. Even at the age of 21, I am still so much like a child and really I don’t want to grow up L haha I'm like the female version of Peter Pan. 


So yeah a lot of major things will be changing for me at the end of this month and I am super scared because they have all come at once but equally I am excited to start this next chapter of my life. That’s all from me today my lovelies, as I said I will be writing my final/goodbye blog before the end of the month but in the meantime take care and I will speak to you all soon!

Xoxo


Laura