Georgina's First Week

The newbie in Retail..............

Hi I’m Georgina, but most people call me George, so either one is fine by me! (I was quite the tomboy as a child hence the nickname and it’s just stuck!) I am the new University Retail Assistant, accompanying Debra and Ann in the Retail team.

I graduated from this brilliant university in June last year (2018), with a 2:1 BA Honours in Theology and Religion. I absolutely adored my three years here; the only problem was it flew over so quickly! I did not only leave university with a great degree and deepened interest and knowledge of my chosen field, but with more self-confidence and independency which I am sure will help me in this role.

My past work experience includes, receptionist and office junior for a solicitor’s office, till operator for a building society and a shop assistant in a newsagents. Since leaving university I have continued being a Maths and English tutor within my family’s business, which I have done for many years, but have also taken over as administrator.  As well as ... read more

Posted On 04/01/2019
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Debra is leaving us........... again!!!

So this is my (Debra's) last week in the Retail Office before I go on maternity leave. The feeling is indescribable, knowing that you are only days away from handing over all of your hard work for 14 months, whilst you raise another life. I remember the feeling well, like it was yesterday almost! I can’t believe it was three and a half years ago when I went through the same process to have my first amazing daughter!

 

I’m not going to lie, it’s been a tough couple of months since Vicky left the Retail Office but I have really enjoyed the challenge and time has gone so quickly. Vicky left us back in October last year for her new role in the Ceremonies Unit and she is doing great. Since then, I have been responsible for all of the outlets across the University, events, University merchandise and promotional enquiries, as well as interviewing and inducting our two new members of staff, Steph and Stacey.

 

Although Steph has only been here 6 weeks and Stacey 3, it feels like they have been with us forever and I am so lucky to have found two people who I trust so much, to look ... read more

Posted On 16/05/2017
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