As one chapter ends, another chapter begins. Tomorrow at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, I officially graduate from Birmingham City University with a Bachelor of Arts Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) in Media and Communication (Journalism). These three years have been life-changing for so many reasons, not to mention the huge increase in confidence and skills I … Continue reading The pre-University Graduation thoughts
It has been a very busy couple of weeks since I came back on holiday from Portugal and in that time, I have been continuing to apply for graduate jobs after finishing my degree over a month ago. It would have been very easy for me to settle back in and do nothing after my … Continue reading Quitting is not an option when it comes to graduate job hunting
As someone who has finished their media degree at Birmingham City University, I have recognised the importance of feedback not just on my course, but in the interests I pursue in my everyday life. Having constructive criticism in the work I produce only helps to develop myself to become a better worker but you could … Continue reading The importance of feedback
I will keep this short and sweet, but you're wondering "Why have I not been vizzing lately?" Chances are that I have had to focus on finishing my degree and completing two mammoth assignments which were the dissertation and production project so any chances of fitting a Makeover Monday around those massive pieces of work … Continue reading Why have I not been vizzing lately?
As the weeks keep ticking down slowly before I finish three years at Birmingham City University of doing a Media degree in May, its given me some reflection right now to think about learning curves. Trying to juggle a 13,000 word dissertation, a 300 hour final year project, updating my online portfolio, applying for jobs … Continue reading Learning curves do not end, but continue your own personal development
For many years, I used to be very closed about the fact that I was on the autistic spectrum. From the age of three, I was diagnosed by a Doctor as having Asperger's Syndrome, which is a mild form of autism, which affects the way I interact and create relationships around me whether that is … Continue reading Asperger’s is not a barrier, it’s who I am
As I've spent the majority of the past few weeks discussing about my Tableau #MakeoverMonday attempts, I haven't paid enough attention towards showing the type of work I have done in my final year at Birmingham City University on the BA (Hons) - Media and Communication (Journalism) course. Today is that day it stops completely … Continue reading MED6103: Final Project – F1 Data Dashboard
It still feels like yesterday when I finished my last assignment for my second year at Birmingham City University, which started the final four-month break that I have before the third year grind begins. Looking back at second year, its safe to say that its made me into a more complete iteration of myself and I'm … Continue reading Settling down: post-second year thoughts
The Birmingham Post have had their annual “Top 50 Rich List” for the richest people in the Midlands every year since 2010. However, has the 2016 Top 50 Rich List become posher or less posh since the 2011 Rich List? Which business leader has topped the 2016 Birmingham Post Top 50 Rich List and who? … Continue reading INFOGRAPHIC: Has the Birmingham Post Rich List become posher or less posh?
Birmingham City Council pay Amey over £87m a year currently as part of their current 25-year contract to operate the "Birmingham Highways Maintenance and Management Service", but how many roadwork schemes are being overran? Roadwork Expenditure Create your own infographics If you want to read more about roadwork expenditure, read the explainer here.