Olivia Emily

I’m Liv,

a freelance writer

and MA Magazine

Journalism student

I’m 21 years old, and a recent English Literature graduate from Jesus College, University of Cambridge.

This blog is a space for me to be thoughtful, creative, and to share ideas and ramblings. I hope you enjoy reading what I have to say!

I am a freelance writer and have written for Sphere, Varsity, Peach Street and The Indiependent. Scroll down to view a snapshot of my portfolio, or click here to see my work collated on JournoPortfolio.

Scroll down to get in touch, and to see where else you can find me!

Freelance work

I have written for Sphere, The Indiependent and Peach Street, and also have experience writing press releases, guest posts, and editing work. See below to get in touch with me.

Click here to view my author profile on The Indiependent.


Cambridge’s independent student newspaper. I am currently an Associate Editor, having previously worked as deputy editor in 2019/20.

I write features, opinion pieces and lifestyle articles about student issues, mental health, sustainability and more. Examples include:

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These illustrations were made by some of Cambridge’s incredible artists for Varsity.


I keep my more personal posts in reserve for my blog. This is also where I’m developing my lifestyle journalism skills, writing on books, women’s issues, film and TV, social media, health and fitness.

Click here to check out my blog posts!

I am open to freelance opportunities in journalism, copywriting, editing and blogging.

If you’d like to get in touch, to connect, or to work with me, fill out the contact form below. Alternatively, find me on Twitter @olivia_emily_