OYP As a Soon to Be Dinosaur

OYP As a Soon to Be Dinosaur

Dinosauring is the affectionate term we use to refer to the delegates who are attending their last parliament, usually as they are aging out. It refers to the transition from delegate to alumni. As I approach my last parliament and prepare ‘to dinosaur’, I’ve had the tremendous opportunity to reflect on my OYP journey. In doing so, I’ve been reminded yet again why this space is so important to me.

The OYP Experience Through the Eyes of a First Year Cabinet Minister

The OYP Experience Through the Eyes of a First Year Cabinet Minister

It is normal to be nervous about your first OYP, or even your seventh OYP. Just remind yourself that the smiling faces that will greet you when you pull into Peterborough, the friendships you will make, and the home that you will have created through this weekend will have such a huge impact on you and your life. The pre-parliament butterflies do not compare to the post-parliament memories.