It's exactly 5 weeks and 4 days before classes start again at University of Westminster! We are just a little bit excited to see everyone again and settle back into our central London life. For Humaira, our resident student blogger, this academic year will be her last at the University as she is about to … Continue reading Student’s guide to a productive summer!
By Nicole (3rd Year Language and Literature BA) and Humaira (2nd Year English Literature BA) The end of the semester is never a fun time. With deadlines and exams coming up, this is always one of the most stressful times for students. These are our top ten tips for managing revision and deadlines! Stress: Make … Continue reading 10 tips for dealing with revision and deadlines
By Humaira Iqbal Me: “I’m studying English Literature.” Queue response: “You must read a lot of Shakespeare.” When someone hears that I’m studying English Literature, their automatic response is that I study Shakespeare, read a lot of books and that is it. And I won’t lie to you, I have studied Shakespeare and of course … Continue reading What is it really like: studying Literature at Westminster
by Nicole El-Helou and Humaira Iqbal On Tuesday 21st March, the University of Westminster Alumni team organised a panel discussion with past students from our department, focusing on ways in which they have been using their English degree since graduation. It is a big question any English student faces, and Anna Beecher, Dilpreet Walia, and … Continue reading What can you do with an English degree?
As a new semester begins, and we are all settling into new classes, a few of our first year students reflect on their experience of starting their degree and their first few months studying English at Westminster! Workshops by guest authors have made the course tremendously exciting and dynamic, and it's been rewarding to work … Continue reading First semester as an English student!