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As an Academic Skills Advisor, I am here to support students to succeed as creative, enquiring and independent learners. I am available to advise on any aspect of study skills, including reading, writing, planning and referencing. I have a BA (English Literature, University of ...

I previously studied graphic design in 2013 but left after the first year as I realised it wasn’t the career I wanted. In the meantime, I worked in healthcare whilst I figured out what I wanted to do, firstly as a healthcare assistant at Ipswich hospital for two years and then as...

I always wanted to be a vet and when my mum asked me what I wanted to do, I explained that I wanted to go out and work with the cheetahs and help stop them going extinct. She told me, “that’s not what a vet does, you want to be a Wildlife Conservationist”.  ...

I left school and started working in admin for a GP, and I knew that I wanted to do something other than that. My parents had gone to university, and it was more that I wanted to go, but it was more a question of when. I didn’t do any A Levels, so I wanted to see how I could get ...

I lived in Ipswich before I started my previous degree, but moved to Norwich to study Biological Sciences. I didn’t really like it, so I moved home to be a carer.   ...

Before I started having seizures, I was the model student. I attended all classes, completed all homework and achieved good grades. I was physically active, taking dance classes in ballet, tap, modern, and jazz, as well as being a competitive dinghy sailor and enjoying paddle boardi...

I decided during my A Levels that I would study Law, but I didn't know what I wanted to do later. I didn’t get into my first choice university, but I did get my insurance, but that was too close to home for me and I wanted to move away. I looked at the list of universitie...

If you spoke to me a year ago and I told you what I thought my university life was going to be, it couldn’t be more different from what it is now. I was doing my Level 3 BTEC at Suffolk New College in Electronic and Electrical Engineering. I had my heart set on doing this as a deg...

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