BBCR3’s Free Thinking Festival

This past weekend, I had the fantastic opportunity to volunteer at BBCR3’s Free Thinking Festival at the Sage, Gateshead. Now, although this sounds like something you can’t imagine me doing (I wrote a blog post about Taylor Swifts music for heavens sake), it was actually a fantastic experience.

Okay, now i’m sounding a bit naff. I can’t lie, I only volunteered in order to boost my portfolio and help me pass this all too horrendous third year, but in the end it has provided me with some great experience and really opened my mind to what really goes into coordinating a festival such as this.

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Guest Lecture Review: Brand You

Now, I may be slightly massively behind on my uni work and may experience the occasional (or daily) meltdown about my dissertation, but you can’t say I do nothing; and part of that happened to be me attending a guest lecture this morning – I will be expecting a reward in the post.

This week, the wonderful Leeds Beckett Business school has launched their Creative & Digital Careers Series, part of which includes sending us incessant emails (only joking) requesting us to get involved. That team spirit lead me to writing this post/review of Digital Identity Day: Brand You.

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Guest Lecture Review: Effectiveness of the Board. Desirable, or essential?

Another evening and another guest lecture attended, you may think I’m going crazy (but really, i’m just desperate to finish another looming deadline). The subject of this excursion however, was not as lax as the first and for once, not about me.

The evening saw me attend a lecture delivered by Richard Gregory and the subject: Boards, their necessity and effectiveness at the top of some of the biggest organisations.

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#BartenderProblems

I have recently been lucky enough to receive a new job working in a bar at home – and by ‘lucky enough’, I mean they’ve gave me the very¬†yearned for¬†opportunity of being able to gradually pay my overdraft off.

However, as i’m sure many of you know and have experienced; working in a bar is never the most enjoyable job – and here’s a few reasons why:

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