Graduand is such a funny word. If you use it you’ll most likely be asked “a what?!”. You see most people think you’re either a student or a graduate. A definite divide. A clean cut between the life of studying, late nights, messy houses and having all your friends within a mile radius of your … More A few thoughts from a Graduand…
I’m a student. Automatically when I announce that little fact about myself, I’ve seen a flurry of presumptions, assumptions and stereotypes cross the mind of the person I’ve shared that with. I’m in full-time education therefore, I’m limited in my understanding of the ‘real world’. I can’t stand early mornings and am generally lazy. I … More Student Life: Is this the strangest life stage?
It’s the beginning of a new term for me, and my final year at uni has begun. Already I find myself tired, drained and in a continuum of low level stress. Each year of growing up brings extra dimensions of life into the picture, more people to care about, an ever nearing future to figure … More When prayer becomes just another thing on the to-do-list.
When I became a university student, along with the independence and fun that was to follow, I was struck by how this new freedom could so easily weaken my integrity. This initial lack of accountability meant no one was watching over me, holding me to my word or mentoring me through these new changes and … More What does it mean to be a biblical student?