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Hello from a very wet and rainy Lincoln!

Today has been pretty full on – lots of different things here and there, confirming that every day really is different in the Outreach Team. Creativity has been a big part of the day – we’ve been working on posters for the upcoming UCAS fair, promoting our next Open Day. This has allowed us to explore Photoshop in a bit more detail & really put our own spin on the advertisements, giving the prospective students something to remember. Our goal is to create 30 different posters, which when put into 3 sets will tell some form of story about university life & Lincoln. Choosing images, deciding on font & colour schemes was a task in itself and took us longer than expected! Students will need a reason to look at these posters & that’s why they need to be just right. We have until the end of next week, so with the Jubilee celebrations in between, we are cracking on with determination! Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

The latest, very cute, additions to the Brayford Campus

Happy Friday fellow bloggers!

I’m Emma & this is my first blog – if you fancy getting to know a little more about me, you can see my profile here

I’m going to start from the very beginning; following my graduation a stint of unemployment was thrown upon me – a massive shock to the system. I had been naive about my life post university & was happily unaware of what was to come. After the excitement of summer & graduation in September, reality started to kick in. By this point I had lost count how many applications I had sent out & had begun to think being employed was an unrealistic dream. Which is why today, sitting at my desk at the end of a great week, I feel incredibly lucky.

I’ve always said I wanted a job where I was met with something different each day and this is exactly what has happened. In just 7 weeks I have been able to get hands on with a huge variety of stuff  – this week has been no exception. Continue reading