About me

The Educationally Frustrated Student

I’m Efed!… Unless I’m the change I want to see!

“I’m EF*ed!

And I’ve felt this way for a very long time… “Educationally Frustrated!”

I’m part of a Eurocentric Higher Education system that tends to forget that a student like me exists: Black, African, and Female. I’m under-represented from the Lecture Rooms, to the Media – the very industry I’m working to build a career in. And besides that, society tells me I can’t build a career as a journalist without a BA… So I’m back at university to give this academic learning thing another go… as a ‘mature student’ -no pressure there!

… Unless I’m the change I want to see!”

I thought I’d start this blog as a therapy, a channel to vent my frustrations, (and  praises, because it’s not all bad) about being a black female student in London. I can tame some of my frustration by getting involved with my Students’ Union and campaign for better REPRESENTATION! I’m also a strong believer in learning “outside the box of the Lecture Room, so where possible I start my own projects to give me the head start I need as a budding Travel Journalist.

I hope to have a bigger and wider platform to share my stories, but for now, my blog is a great starting point!

They say third time lucky, so there’s no more room for failure (don’t ask)! I’m just aiming high to Build A successful career with a BA and achieve some Degree of success in life… Wish me luck!

Please interact and get a conversation flowing by leaving comments, or contact me directly click here.

Checkout some of my categories…

Student Life: Any mature student’s life won’t be a typical student life! From STUDENT EAT includingiEat & iDrink– my iPhone snaps of food & Drink, to FASHION FIXTRAVEL (also check out my travel blog Travel Making Kai… Creating myself through travel), and more.

THE INBOX: Sharing the latest in – straight from my inbox!

IN THE LECTURE ROOM:  A few of my lectures, seminars and essays

Remember to like my Facebook page The Educationally Frustrated Student and stay posted on my blog posts!

If you have an interesting student story to share, please get in touch with me via Facebook or email click here.

Here’s to becoming less educationally frustrated and begin enjoying Student Life!

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