As many of you are aware, this blog was created firstly to vent my frustration at university fees in the UK which have been made more difficult for people like myself who cannot take out interest based loans for religious reasons, which are of course based on moral reasoning. Many people would tell you that…Read more From Headache To Migraine
Whenever students come upon the crossroad in their life where they have to make a decision about what to study at college or university, people find it very easy to advise them with the words “do what you enjoy.” This is of course great advice but there are a few things which can make it…Read more To Learn Or To Live?
The thought popped into my head when I was walking to college today that I haven't bought anything online since mid-March. So? Well the fact is I do tend to buy quite a few clothes online, not huge expensive things but small items and they add up. So I began a detox. The first step…Read more Those Terribly Tempting Thieves
Teenagers face discrimination and exploitation in the working sphere. I find that students have access only to jobs which are seen as being at the lower level whereas the more challenging are out of their reach, not because they demand skills beyond students but are simply seen as 'too good for them.' By this I…Read more Amazing Internships Or Modern Day Slavery?
It is quite reasonable to demand value for money right? This post was inspired by another that I read which was describing why humanities students are silly to complain that they do not have as much contact hours during their degree as other subjects. Well, they have every right to complain I say. However, perhaps…Read more The Humanities vs The Rest
Hi visitor! here is quick summary of my blog if you're new to it and Word Press. Yes the title of my blog paints a picture of an intensely depressed student who moans all day and screeches at any happiness but no, I am not like that (although according to members of my family, I…Read more So you’re wondering, what is this blog about?
“Oh wow you work? Where?” That is the response I usually receive when I tell people that I will not be able to make an event as I have work Often, their enthusiasm towards my job is more than mine as they see it a great thing. Now, while there are certainly advantages to working…Read more It’s great that you have a job while in college! Err no, its tiring.
I am thinking of buying a moped.(A scooter/two-wheeled droning machine) A good idea? I have been told that they are slightly embarrassing by one of my friends when I suggested he should buy one but I do not know why. The reason why I've been contemplating the idea of a moped even more seriously than…Read more Transport issues
So today the schools in England are shut. I find it funny how so many parents complain when teachers strike about how they will now have to take care of their children. Surely they have to do the same on a bank holiday or an INSET day? I think it is the government who merely…Read more STRIKE!
This problem is exacerbated for people like me who will be paying the fees up front. Why? The answer is that as a Muslim, I cannot deal with interest, whether this is receiving interest money or giving it as interest is forbidden due to the way it preys on the weaknesses of the poor while…Read more What to do about those dreadful fees?
I hear someone laughing. I can hear them from my bedroom as I sit on my Manchester United duvet covers while they chuckle at the absurdity of this teenager worrying about money. “Problems? Bah, you will know problems when you come to my age son. For now you can stick to worrying about fashion and…Read more Age..ism?
I have a problem. Admittedly and on the grand scale of things, it isn’t really a huge one but it matters. It matters to me and most likely to you. Why? Because it is one you have probably encountered or are encountering today. The problem is this: money. They say money isn’t everything but trust me that…Read more A Dilemma