All posts tagged achievement

Procrastination – why we need to snap out of it!

I have a confession: I’m a procrastinator. I’m hoping that in my area of expertise I’ll be able to save others from the consequences that I’ve come to know very […]

For those who got their A-Level results this week, here’s looking at you kid, see you in September

A-Level Results Day. It symbolises the culmination of hours and hours of revising and reading (because as Ru Paul said: ‘reading is fundamental), copious litres of coffee and energy drinks […]

TEDx UCL Women: women inspiring women

TEDx UCL Women was hosted at Queen Mary this year and held in the Great Hall in People’s Palace. It was a jam-packed day of inspirational talks, broken up by […]

The Tide of Empowerment

It has been a traditional key feature of womanhood that a young girl must learn to sew. She must be able to make her children’s clothing; she should have a […]

Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]

The Myth of The Well-Wisher

A well-wisher is defined as ‘a person who desires happiness or success for another, or who expresses such a desire’ (oxford dictionaries) – which is probably one of the most […]