Author Archives: George Hornby

9 June 2014 - 12:16 pm Sign off blog

It’s finally here, the end of uni for me and the final day of working at USE.
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8 May 2014 - 11:00 am Land of Ice and Fire

During Easter I stayed around Sheffield mostly writing essays etc, but I was lucky enough to go to Iceland for a week (not the supermarket).
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6 April 2014 - 10:40 am What happens in a Group Coaching Session?

Despite working at USE for three years and referring dozens of people onto Group Coaching sessions after the initial enquiry stage, I had never attended one myself, nor really knew in detail what advice was given and what you gained from the session, here I’m going to give a brief summary of my experience. Continue reading “What happens in a Group Coaching Session?” »

5 April 2014 - 10:09 am Being an Intern at USE

With me graduating in summer, this is my final year of working as an Intern at USE and it’s time to move on after three years of great fun and learning experiences here. Applications are now open for a new intake of Interns for the next academic year with the deadline for applications being 15th April. This blog aims to give applicants an honest opinion of what to expect next year if you’re offered the job as an intern. Continue reading “Being an Intern at USE” »

30 March 2014 - 10:57 am Knit for Pingu

A story which caught my attention this week was the appeal by Phillip Island Penguin Foundation for people to donate small knitted jumpers for their penguins to wear. Continue reading “Knit for Pingu” »

14 March 2014 - 10:46 am Gandys Flip Flops

Last weeks skill build session was ‘Is it Ethical?’ and Taz gave the lecture and told of the amazing and truly inspiring story of Gandys, I will try to give their story justice in this blog. Continue reading “Gandys Flip Flops” »

28 February 2014 - 10:27 am 2014

My first blog of the new year and my first for a rather long time! Continue reading “2014” »

25 October 2013 - 10:37 am Entrepreneurs of the Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution started in England about 1760 and roughly ended in 1840. During this time there were many key entrepreneurs which helped revolutionise Britain and the world into a new age, however not all the entrepreneurs had it easy or have a happy ending.  Continue reading “Entrepreneurs of the Industrial Revolution” »

18 October 2013 - 10:48 am Observations this week

I don’t feel as though I have enough in my head to write a full blog on one topic, so this blog is probably going to turn into a rant about things that’ve annoyed/tickled me this week. Continue reading “Observations this week” »

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22 September 2013 - 10:24 am Welcome back

Well here I am again! Back for my 3rd year as an intern at USE and this year my role is Student Services Intern. This will involve tasks such as promoting USE to the wider University community, supporting USE at careers fairs and becoming the link between USE and other student services departments. Continue reading “Welcome back” »

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    George Hornby

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    I am a 3rd year Physical Geography student, originally from Rochdale. I am a keen sportsman, my main sports being Rugby Union & Football. My intern role this year is Student Services Intern. This will involve tasks such as promoting USE to the wider University community, supporting USE at careers fairs and becoming the link between USE and other student services departments.