I initially joined the Illustration BA(Hons) course in 2006 and after the first year I took a couple of years out before returning to finish my degree
It was a natural progression from college.
I enjoy the city: it's not too big but it has a good atmosphere and it's by the sea which is nice.
I liked using the bookbinding and printmaking facilities.
Initially it didn't but it got a lot better towards the end, although that definitely had a lot to do with myself rather than the course.
Working towards the final show and seeing it all come together.
Push your work as much as possible for yourself to see what you can do.
Figuring out the logistics of working on such a big scale; framing, moving and hanging.
Travel more and make more big drawings.