27 9 / 2011

"Can we quote in our essays? REALLY? How do we do that?"

Probably not a question you should be asking in your third year at university. 

27 9 / 2011

"What’s his name? That leader of North Korea? Kim Jimmy Wanchuck or something. I don’t know. I’m so bad with Asian names."

A (former) university lecturer proves that she’s both down with international politics and definitely NOT a racist. 

27 9 / 2011

"So, can you put the readings online for those of us who, like, can’t be bothered to buy the textbook?"

First years are just like, so important. 

27 9 / 2011

"Like, who would pay more for free range eggs? I buy cage eggs all the time. I don’t care. And anyone who pays extra to offset carbon on their plane tickets is just like, well, who would do that?"

WHO LET THIS GIRL INTO UNIVERSITY AND LET HER PRESENT IN FRONT OF THE CLASS

27 9 / 2011

"I only started this assignment this morning, so it’s a bit shit… Also, I don’t know much about [this specific airline]. I just chose them because they give me booze when I fly."

PR students really know how to sell themselves. Part of an insightful and thoughtful presentation on airline strikes. 

27 9 / 2011

"Excuse me, would you like us to write our names at the top? I know there’s a space that says ‘name’, but I wasn’t sure."

First year student on completing an assessable, inclass quiz.