Week in the Life of ...

Matt Wilcock
BA History and Modern languages (German)

Monday

With an eye on graduation I thought I would book a few Career Zone classes this week. 10:00 – 12:00 “Leadership Skills” class, Packed Lunch on Campus, 13:30 “Think about project planning” cancelled, so went home, 10km run. Sorted out budget and finances. Worked some on dissertation in the evening + watched Peaky Blinders. Starting to get ill.

Tuesday

10:00 SSLC meeting followed by Friday’s “Yes Minister” lecture – which got moved to today. Translations for Wednesday checked and completed. Lunch on campus. More dissertation work, finishing off the introduction. Met Holly for coffee. Early bed.

Wednesday

Woke up 02:00 to see Hillary/ Trump showdown at the Labour Constituency Party. Job applications for Xmas period. Work on dissertation, finishing off introduiction. Very tired. 10:30 Translations lecture. Went home, watched Peaky Blinders, napped. Getting very ill. Sprints + dissertation work.

Thursday 

Presentation of dissertation introduction to supervisor. Planned rest of 2016. Coffee with Ben, + packed lunch. Went to Career Zone lecture on Effective Presentation Skills 12:30, then 15:00 talk on “Persuading, Influencing and Negotiating”. Feeling ready to take on a challenge. Went for a few drinks at the Vic with housemates + their mates.

Friday BIRTHDAY :D

Opened presents and cards. Went to Santander on Campus. Coffee with Ben. SSLC meeting notes write-up, lots of admin and starting next chapter of my dissertation in the Foreign Language Centre on Campus. Run with Ben and Ciaran. Poland –Romania game, drinks.

Saturday 

Hungover – no work achieved. Social day and day of chores – Morrison’s, coffee in town. Watched Peaky Blinders. Went on slow, slow run.

Sunday

Translations for week 9 done. Tougher than expected. Application for Xmas job done a bit more. Plan created for content essay. Chilled at home with housemates a bit, followed by a longer run with Ben, 30km.