Earlier in the month, Rita did a great post where she recapped some of her university readings with us. Although I’ve been a university student for almost the entire time I’ve been a book blogger, I don’t often share the readings I do or have done in the past here mainly because I feel like no one would be interested as I don’t do a literature degree? When I shared this feeling with Rita she encouraged me to do my own post, so I thought I would try it out and see what you all think!
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Hey everyone, welcome to The Sunday Post – a weekly meme hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer to share all the weekly news and feels!
As I was on hiatus for almost a month, I wanted to dedicate this week’s Sunday Post to catching up with you all, sharing what’s happened this week and exciting news of upcoming things.
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As the start of the new academic term rapidly approaches, new and returning students alike may be feeling anxious about what’s to come over the next academic year. What will your classes be like? Will you get the lecturer who understands the difficulties of 21st-century studenthood or the lecturer who seems determined to make your life hell? Will you stand awkwardly outside of lecture halls, unable to talk to anyone or will you quickly find yourself immersed in a large group?
From the moment that acceptance letter lands in your lap, you may have found your mind drifting off to one or more of these scenarios. Unsurprisingly, we hold a lot of expectations about what our uni experience is going to be. We are constantly assaulted with ideas and images of what “uni life” is going to be like from wild hall parties, cold showers in grubby student houses, never quite getting your seminar readings done, hanging around at multiple society events, and developing lifelong friends. But what happens if you get to university and find none of these things happening to you?
Well, I am here to tell you that it is 100% okay. And you are not alone.
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Today I attended the launch event of Walking for Wellbeing at Goldsmiths and am super excited about joining in the workshops and walks over the next few weeks. Walking For Wellbeing was set up by my amazing friend and Department Student Co-ordinator buddy Helena, and supported by our History lecturer John Price and the Goldsmiths Annual Fund. The project aims to help Goldsmiths students improve their wellbeing whilst also learning about London and it’s History through a series of workshops and walks planned by the students involved.
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