When you’re at university, what are the two main things you want? In my case, it was relevant work experience and money. Can you relate? In this blog post I’m going to talk through how freelancing during my time at university not only stopped me from having to work 10pm til 3am behind a bar, but … Continue reading Why should students freelance during university?
When researching ‘how to find freelance clients’ I found the usual answers of ‘network, use social media and cold email local businesses’. Did I find my first ever freelance client through any of these means? No. My first freelance client was a local hairdresser who had just moved to Aylesbury (near to where I live) … Continue reading How I found my first freelance client… and how YOU can too
I cannot believe that this time 3 years ago I was just about to embark on my PR & Communication course at university. THREE YEARS? I feel like I’ve blinked and BAM here I am in my first official PR job, with a little freelance business on the side. So a huge hello to all … Continue reading 7 powerful bits of advice for new PR students
Hello you lovely PR lot! This blog post is coming from a small town near Toulouse where I have been holiday-ing for the last week. Ive officially been working in a PR & Communications role for more than a month so I thought this gave me solid ground to give you an insight into what … Continue reading You’ve got a job in PR…but what do you actually do?!
Helllo there!! Yes, it's been forever. I do apologise. Ever a girl with an excuse or 10 on her hands, here is mine: I was doing this... With a bit of this... And this... Also a bit of this (but not much, obvs) But mainly a LOT of this...(curse you Pina Coladas, I wholly blame … Continue reading Yes, I may have disappeared off the blogger-sphere temporarily. But I did graduate with a First and get a PR job in the meantime…
It's official - my reign as Britain's Best PR Student Blogger 2015 is over...but I couldn't see a better PR student (very nearly graduate!) than Arianne Williams to be this year's winner. I had a chat with her about her life as a PR student, her greatest achievements to date and her future as a … Continue reading PR Interview #12: Arianne Williams, Britain’s Best PR Student Blogger 2016
I mentioned a couple of blog posts back that I was planning this blog post. It's something that's kind of irked me for the last 3 years. I mean, it's not, like, haunted my nightmares or anything, but it is something I often wondered about. My school and careers advisers never told me that PR … Continue reading PR in Education: are schools telling students if PR is the right career for them?
Well, it's certainly been a while since I last did a PR Interview hasn't it?! This one is particularly exciting to me, as Alisa went to my secondary school but moved to Thailand and not so long ago she cropped up on my Facebook timeline as a PR student in Bangkok! So I, of course, … Continue reading PR Interview #11: Alisa Mcdonald, PR Student in Bangkok
My uni days are over!!! I finished my degree on Wednesday 18th May, with an exam on PR Strategy in the morning and an afternoon of eating/drinking and celebrating... perfection! I won't go into the nostalgic, emotional, I'm going to miss everyone sooooo much side of things (check out my last post for some of … Continue reading Solent PR Class of 2016
In FIVE days time I will have finished uni forever!! I still remember sitting in my room in halls at 1am re-vamping my blog, which was then wonderfulworldxoxo.wordpress.com (WHY????), and turning it into a PR blog. I remember getting my first ever First for an assignment. I remember winning my first blogging competition...I remember winning … Continue reading The final push…reflecting on the last 3 years