Overcoming the Graduate Blues

‘Graduate Blues’ usual come from the withdrawal of a college lifestyle- commonly centering around a fantastic social life. I’ve discovered there can be much more to it than that! I finished uni and I thought I had no idea what I wanted to do. I say ‘thought’ because I think everyone has some idea. I…

The Lady behind the Lense

This week I have been working with Limerick Racecourse taking over their social media activity throughout the course of Christmas, particularly through their four days of Christmas racing. The requirements of this job were to take photos or videos that appeal to people who are, or would be, interested in Limerick Racecourse and post these…

The Career Plan

I have come back to Ireland from the UK with a fairly basic business degree.. but I do know that I want to be a  Marketeer. The trouble is that i’m not the only one with this aim and there happens to be quite an abundance of graduates in a similar position to me. A…

Preparing more than the yearlings

Yearling preparation consists of about eight weeks of getting one year old thoroughbred horses ready to be sold at auctions. I began working with Keith Harte Bloodstock for yearling preparation in the middle of August. I chose to work here as I had visited the stud and knew Eileen Harte as a mentor from Women…

Work without the Hassle

Get a job, start the job and work the job. If only it were this simple. I learnt this the hard way when organising my work placement last year at Ascot racecourse. I had the job, only the nightmare started here. Where would I live? This area is easily accessible to London and so I…

The Next Venture

After two lovely weeks at home, in Ireland, spending time with family, catching up with friends and getting lots of trips in, it’s back to the UK for me. I am delighted to be back, even after a ten hour car and ferry journey. It was my first time traveling from Dublin Port and my…

Back Yo Self

Money. A word that can initiate anxiety attacks, instill envy, embed pride or spur great motivation. Sometimes all at once. Soon after arriving in Cirencester the anxiety aspect of money would have been most relevant to me. The RAU is an expensive place to study. If you disagree then you either locked yourself in a…