My name is Courtney and I've just finished my second year of my four year degree in American Studies. I'll be blogging from America whilst on my year abroad, but I'll be writing mostly about Leicester and what fantastic opportunities are available.
It’s officially the 1st of November which means the so called ‘spoopy’ season is over. Being a bit of a geek, I love Halloween, and the chance to dress up as one of my favourite characters fills me with joy. However, this year I had a relatively quiet Halloween and so I decided to write […]
As today is World Mental Health Day, I wanted to put the spotlight on what to do when you experience depression whilst travelling. I spent the past year studying in Texas and recently travelled back to the US after just starting new medication. One of the not so nice elements of sertraline is that it […]
Since getting back from Texas I’ve treated Leicester like I’m in first year again – I’ve probably already socialised more this year than I did in my entire first year (which I know is a pretty bad reflection on my first year). I’ve been getting out, meeting new people, and most of all trying to […]
It’s officially moving in weekend! I remember this time three years ago when I loaded my life into the back of my parents Renault Clio and they drove me to Leicester to begin what have been three of the best but most challenging years of my life. Through studying for two years in Leicester and […]
Hello everyone! My name is Courtney and some of you may remember me from being a study abroad blogger in the past academic year. However, since I am new to the American Studies section of the Student Blogs website and you may not know me I thought I would briefly introduce myself for my […]