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EuroTalk: My first ever giveaway!

The very kind people at EuroTalk are letting me host a Rafflecopter giveaway to give three lucky winners an exclusive code to download a premium package for a language of their choice, worth £11.99!

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Codiekinz’ Top Tips for CV Writing Success!

Major nerd alert: I LOVE rewriting people’s CVs. I think it’s the same principle as tidying someone else’s room. Doing yours seems impossible, but something new and unseen is weirdly fulfilling. So last weekend I offered my CV rewriting services as a freebie (or ‘pay what you like’) to get some buzz around them, but to also enable some of my student friends to be able to get their CV looked at without forking over cash. It’s been great and I got a whole load to look over, so I figured I would write a little post about my top tips!

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Top Tips for Running in your Students’ Union Elections

Running in your union elections is one of the best, more rewarding things you can do, but boy is it hard work! I ran for VP of my union and I got it (yay!), but I’m by no means an expert, these are just a few things I’ve picked up along the way! I’ve compiled my top tips, for running the best election campaign – of course it’s super important to be aware of your own union’s rules whilst the reading this! These were just things that worked for me, there’s no guarantee, but they are some things I wish I’d known when I ran.

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I’m not sorry for my degree!

Whenever I am asked what degree I did at university, I am always overly apologetic in my tone as I reply ‘Dance and Drama with Design’. I always quip something like ‘So, y’know, I’m super employable now’ in an incredibly self-depreciating way. I should really stop this. I am damn employable. Not only is my ‘pointless’ degree at a first …

Freshers advice

1. Don’t spend all your money at Freshers. Trust us. Despite all the hype put on it, you will end up having better nights out when, y’know, you actually have friends and you know where to go. They are the nights you’ll actually want money. 2. Learn to cook (& love) pasta, because you’re going to be living on it. …

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Sorry I don’t have babies yet.

Before I start, let me point out that this rant is not directed at people with children, regardless of whether these people be younger than me with 4 children, or my age with their first on the way. This rant is aimed solely at those people who constantly insinuate that I am doing something wrong in life by not yet …