You're often told to make the best of your time at university because it will be the best time of your life. Or something like that. I hope that's not true. Yes, make the best of your time there (whatever that means), but don't wrap it up as the best years of your life. Don't … Continue reading ‘Best 3 Years Of My Life’?
I get it. This year has been crazy: Brexit and Trump (and Leicester City winning the Premier League). It's easy to say that the structures are failing/falling, that the structures aren't working. That's all well and good to a certain point... I worry though. Do we not lose track of the individual in all of … Continue reading Self vs. World?
Hi - education again (spoiler alert) I just finished watching Bon Iver's 22, A Million Press Conference on YouTube. The whole 90 mins. Well worth a watch if you like his music. Can see here! There was a moment where he spoke about the impact of university on his music. Reflecting on his university education he … Continue reading Learning For Learning
So I'm coming to the end of my three-year Liberal Arts and Sciences bachelor at University College Maastricht. I don't want to give a review of the programme there as that isn't the point of this blog, but, for what it's worth I've had an incredible experience. Maastricht is what I expect when I think … Continue reading Liberal Arts…Sorry, what?
I would urge everyone to read this book. It isn't a hugely scientific read (I don't do science). It should appeal to everyone. It is about a key ingredient of what makes humans functions.