You've finished your exams, you've thrown your papers in the air, stripped yourself of your university stress and now you’re ready for a long summer break of no studying and no University… So, what now?
It may appear appealing to laze about and do near to nothing for your entire summer break, but believe us when we say, it isn’t exactly fun.
There are numerous things you can do during your summer, which doesn’t necessarily have to be “hard work”, if what you’re looking for is a laid back summer. The first thing one would suggest to those thinking about what to do in their summer holidays is, get involved. How can you get involved?
Look through student websites and see what you can do for your local community. Get an internship! Email the company you’re interested in interning with ASAP, and sell yourself as the ideal intern for the job! You never know, they may even decide to offer you a permanent position in the company once you’ve finished your internship.
Join workshops taking place in your local museums and art galleries. There are always interesting workshops going on in art galleries and museums, simply go to their website, and register yourself!
The summer holidays is also the perfect excuse to further your learning, or even, to try something completely new. So why not....
Try learning a new language. Many institutes offer summer schools or evening classes, ranging from languages, to subjects such as media, computer science or even mathematics.
Take up a new hobby. Never had professional diving classes, never played guitar? Now’s the time to start! Summer can be long, so it’s the perfect time to start something you’ve always wanted to. What’s stopping you?
Feed your talents. Are you talented at art? Or perhaps singing? Enter some competitions, get your talent noticed. Not only is it a good boost to your confidence, but getting your work noticed by a wider audience is a good way to network.
Friends/family get togethers: Yes! summer holidays are a great time to meet your friends and family. Invite your long lost friends to your home for tea or have a sleepover with your best friends. It all depends on you. But try to give as much time as you can to your friends and family as they are a beautiful part of everyone’s life. Have fun together and enjoy.
A favourite pass time in the summer is to catch up on your reading lists, movie and tv series. If you have a recommendation, post in the comments below.
Try Cooking: Try cooking something new everyday and experiment in kitchen. This is a great hobby as it not only gives you a good pastimes but also gives you something really delicious to eat in the end. So this is the hobby for all the foodies out there in the world.
Get a job! If possible, find somewhere you've always wanted to work, and apply! There’s no harm, right? Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to earn money, which means you’ll be able to afford those few (or many) things you've always wanted.
A finally, the one thing you're mom is bugging you about all year. Chores: I know I know.. doing chores is boring and tiring! But you owe that much to your family, don’t you? So help just a little in your home and show your family member that you care for them. Play your part in the house. You will feel alot better at the end of the day! Trust me.
Summer is one of the best opportunities you have to network, get yourself heard, catch up on all the pending activities that you didn't get a chance to do during the academic year and most importantly have as much fun as you can. So, get out there and enjoy yourself!
Have a great summer!
A note to all current students, University will reopen on Tuesday, 9th September 2013.
Source: TutorHub & LadiesTrends