Here, Megan, shares what she learned from working here and attending our annual conference. In particular, on how Yorkshire should be seen as more of a graduate career destination. “HEARING from the speakers at the Annual General Meeting, I listened not only as an intern for the Local Enterprise Partnership, but also as a soon-to-be graduate.
Come Saturday, artist from all over Yorkshire will be coming together once more to exhibit and sell their work in a new Art Market Venture, located by on Dame Judi Dench Walk by the Lendal Bridge side of York River Ouse. Artists and creators of all kinds gather along the railings behind Museum Gardens, showing everything from traditionally carved wooden spoons to screen prints, from stained glass to watercolours.
Even the most well respected and famous photographers struggle to simultaneously capture the spirit of their subject in the best light, right framing, angle and moment in motion. It is even more of a task to do so in a short space of time, with most modern photographers taking hundreds of photographs on multiple devices over several hours.
We are a generation fascinated by food. We spend hours a day growing, buying, preparing and eating, and even longer obsessing over how we’re going to do it. Thousands in more developed countries require extra-wide plane seats and hospital beds, with their excessive consumption evident in the amount of “X’s” before the “L” in the waistband of their jeans.
Summer term. Two words that can make any student break a sweat, and not just at the thought of endless hours gazing out of the library window at the glorious sunshine and the impending doom of exams, but for the myriad of other stressful things that summer brings…. University has made me a big fan of the jumper.
There are hundreds of calorie-counting, workout-tracking apps out there at the moment, so what makes MyFitnessPal special? First of all, it is the controlling mother of all fitness apps; it’s like twitter for WeightWatchers. It wants to know how many glasses of water you’ve had, how many steps you’ve taken, I wouldn’t be surprised if in the next update they add a Wee Count (amount?