12 February 2014
I joined Anglia Ruskin in week four after making a decision to drop a sponsored degree and, quite frankly, I haven’t looked back!
It’s crazy the amount of people I’ve met and how diverse they are. I mean, my family is Serbian and English isn’t my first language, so it was a pleasant surprise to see my tutor/module leader was Serbian too, as well as meeting three others whilst in uni!
But enough of the foreign-ness. I have to admit it was strange starting education again after a year out. I was all over the place with deadlines, doing my work and coping to reference EVERY little thing I wrote and getting research to back EVERYTHING I said up. Kinda drives you mad at first, but I guess you sort of get into it after a while! (Unless I’m still doing it wrong and my results are awful, then completely disregard this and I’ll find a little hole to hide in.)
But yeah, I found myself struggling to cope or see the point in some bits (as with most things in life). I managed two firsts in my first couple of assignments, but then made a rubbish judgement of listening to a rumour which could have cost me over five marks. (I could have cried when I found out – yup, I’m THAT much of a wimp.) So – there’s my first lesson of the year: GREAT BIG TICK. But to sum it all up, I do actually love Anglia Ruskin and want to get more involved with the uni. I’ll let you know later where my efforts get me…
15 March 2019
Throughout my three years at ARU studying English Literature, I’ve learned a thing or two. In my first year I got mostly 2:1s and a couple of 2:2s, but in my third and final year I got a first in every single assignment. I’m here to share EXACTLY what to do to get a first every time! Read more…