• Taking A Break From The Academic Rat Race: Leave of Absences, A Taboo?

    University has the reputation of being a playground of fun and games. It is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your academia, meet great people, who are bound to be your friends for life, get involved in student politics, campus media and all the rage societies from Harry Potter Appreciation Society to Zumba. However, where is […]
  • Why I Took A Year Out of University and How it Benefited Me

    Following on from my post on leave of absences, I thought I would share my own story and experience of why I took a leave of absence this year and what I have been doing with my time. After all, it’s no use being told or advised by somebody about an issue they have no experience […]