September 15, 2020
8th September. Day 1. It feels like a new year. A fresh start.
6:12am. It felt like my alarm clock was screaming at me.
Working from home for around 6 months means if you...
I knew my student life would expire someday, but I also cannot believe I’m no longer a student. ‘Welcome to adulthood’, they say right?
Catching the train at 8:20am...
September 8, 2020
After being at home for five months during lockdown, buying a worryingly large number of wrong sized shirts and a loud 6am alarm, the new chapter of my life as a Catalys...
I laid uncomfortably in bed, bright-eyed and apprehensively waiting for my phone alarm to ring and instruct me to start my day. ‘6am 10-minute run’ was marked in my phon...
September 3, 2020
I had been anticipating this day from the moment I started university. Whilst I have always looked forward to this moment, once I graduated, I felt a sudden rush of worr...
August 19, 2020
Getting a seat on the bus had become a novelty during my time at the University of Sussex; seeing the double-decker read “sorry bus full” as it drove past me and my tick...
August 12, 2020
Early mornings had been particularly foreign to me over the past 6 months. Partly because of the lax university lifestyle I had adopted, and partly because coronavirus h...
July 29, 2020
First day nerves are an inevitability, I tell myself as I stand ironing my shirt, fresh out the packet, on the morning of my first day on the Catalyst Team. The shoes ar...
July 16, 2020
Day 1. It’s a misty morning with the sun timidly hiding behind the clouds. The car-park lot is empty. The road is empty too. Then, I enter the Sussex Innovation Centre a...
July 14, 2020
Like so many young people, I left university with a degree in a subject I truly love, but not even a hint of an idea of where I wanted to go next. It is sometimes rathe...