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Blogs written by annika

Your guide to business planning for 2019

How important is business planning and why is it needed? What challenges can we expect to see in the world of business in 2019? If you have always wanted to know about this fascinating area of the business process then you're in luck! In this month's guest vlog business tutor David James explores the ever changing discipline of business planning:.... Read more

Annika McDonald 11th Jan 2019

Our best blogs of 2018!

It’s been a busy 12 months here at University of Essex Online and our bloggers have been hard at work capturing every moment of it. So, grab a drink, sit back and join us as we take a look at some of our favourite blogs from 2018….… Our students shared their stories Let’s start with our amazing students. From refugee.... Read more

Annika McDonald 21st Dec 2018

University of Essex Online Christmas Quiz 2018!

In the famous words of Slade...It's Christmas! So that must mean it's time for a well earned break to rest and recuperate. But before you log off for 2018, why not test your Christmas knowledge by challenging your friends and family with our 2018 Christmas quiz? And as we know our students are a competitive bunch we've made sure you.... Read more

Annika McDonald 21st Dec 2018

David James gives his end of year advice for online students

It's the start of a new month and December brings with it the start of the festive period across many parts of the world. It's also a time when we find ourselves looking back at the months that have gone as the year draws to close. 2018 has been an interesting year in the world in general but also within.... Read more

Annika McDonald 07th Dec 2018

Student Gail tells us about studying whilst in the British Army

Students can often find it challenging juggling a social life, work commitments and studying, but imagine adding serving in the armed forces on top of that. Well that's exactly what Lance Corporal Gail Ronson does. She is currently serving in the British Army as part of the Corps of Army Music and on the media team, she is also studying Criminology.... Read more

Annika McDonald 23rd Nov 2018