Chris Batchelor

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I am currently studying for an Honours degree in English Literature and Media Studies at Portsmouth University. I am in my third and final year. I have found the course both interesting and challenging and have studied a variety of subjects including, Media writing, Theorizing Mass Media, Applied Media Research, Media Analysis, Cultural Media and Identity, War and Modern Memory and Rewriting Literary History.

During my time at University I have gained in confidence and developed and enhanced my skills base. I am highly motivated, competent and conscientious. I am able to work under my own initiative, but also perform well as part of a team.

I enjoy playing sports, I was the captain of my college football team and have played for the university's badminton team and am part of the athletics club competing in several events and running in the Great South Run raising money for Children with Leukemia.

I have a keen interest in Literature and the media, especially film. I have contributed reviews for the University Student Union newspaper. During college for our media assignment we had to create a short movie and at our 'Oscar' like ceremony received the Best Movie award.

During the summer of 2010 I undertook two weeks of work experience at the PR firm, Eulogy. I learnt a lot here and this confirmed my ambition to pursue a career in public relations.

I am currently undergoing an internship at Milton Village Community Association. My role involves developing promotional materials including updating websites and developing Twitter and Facebook accounts. I work with long standing members of a local community and good team work and social skills are extrememly important.

I have been working for the past five years on a part time basis as a fully qualified lifeguard at The Pavilions in the Park Sports Centre in Horsham. As part of this employment I have also had to qualify as a first aider.