I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas but in a few short hours we’ll all be saying goodbye to 2013 and welcome to 2014!
Personally for me, this past year has whizzed by. It feels like yesterday when I was stressing over my dissertation, literally worrying myself sick whether it would EVER get finished on time? Now I have graduated, which still seems unreal to me sometimes. One promise I have made to myself, is that travelling will definitely be on the agenda next year; either in the UK or going abroad.
Graduation, like for many other graduates was a huge deal for me, it meant I would now be known as a qualified journalist.
As the event was taking place in the evening, I remember taking all morning to get ready. So while hobbling on my heels, being constantly irritated by the robes and hoping I wouldn’t become the laughing stock of the ceremony by tripping or falling over, especially in front of my family and friends. I finally graduated. Then with the endless clapping it was over, like a blink of an eye. It was quite emotional at the time; as I was taking away four years of memories with me but I wouldn’t change anything for the world
Over the summer I worked on the Crimestoppers Cycle Theft Campaign with a group of Criminology students; we organised a event where we gave out information to prevent cycles from being stolen in the Peterborough area. I took the PR role of the team. I wrote press releases for the event, became active on social media wesbites such as Facebook and Twitter to spread the word, which received good response. We ended up winning the ‘Crimestopper of the Month’ award, which was awesome!
All in all this year has definitely been great. Here’s hoping that 2014 will bring more opportunities and in general be bigger and better.
I’ll be spending the last day of 2013 with my family, it certainly beats being out in the cold!
So long 2013, you were great. Bring on 2014, I’m ready…:)
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
2 thoughts on “The year that was 2013…”
Happy New year Naj!! May you have all the best of success and happiness in 2014 :)awesome blog btw well written and researched
Happy New Year to you Waqar! 🙂 May this year bring joy and happiness to you and your family! Thanks for liking my blog.