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My BIG thankyou to the department.

Today is one of those days where I am reflecting on my time at University. I’ve currently spent 2 years at Uni, 1 MORE TO GO!!! My first year was what I’d call the ‘typical first year’, I really got involved with the social side of uni, while getting to grips with how uni works. […]

Course Rep Awards

Hi Guys! I have now left Leicester until September and I am currently enjoying summer back in Yorkshire! It’s nice to be able to relax and enjoy some time with my parents and be able to once again experience the countryside life! Last week I went back to Leicester because I was nominated for an […]

A tough, but very rewarding year!

Second Year for me is now finished, which is exciting but also very daunting as I know next year I am going to have to work really hard in order to get the grade that I want. But with this year at an end, I thought it would be a good idea to share with […]

The Struggle of Motivation

The Easter Holidays are a time for revision/essay writing. Because of all the hard work that has been put in this year, it is really difficult to keep motivation levels high at this time of the year, when arguably motivation needs to be at its highest. Most students go home during this holiday and it […]

Part Time Jobs

As many of you will already know, uni students are known for being skint. So for many students its crucial to get a part-time job. I have had 2 part-time jobs while at uni, and I am currently at one and I am loving it. This blog post it to tell you what the important […]

Varsity Series…. Men’s Cricket

Varsity Series…. Men’s Cricket

My Varsity series is continuing, more and more clubs are wanting to get involved which is amazing to see! Mens Cricket… renowned for being a very close club and definitely one of the funniest! I have once again asked the club, 5 questions and I have patiently (may be funny but they are slow on […]

Varsity Series… Netball

So… my Varsity series continues, with Varsity coming closer and closer, I got in touch with the Netball ladies who were happy to answer questions about their Varsity preparations! First up we have Funlola, who is 19, she studies Psychology and plays GK. What does Varsity mean to you? she said  that Varsity to me means representing your […]

Struggles of being Dyslexic in an Academic Environment

So I found out that I was dyslexic in 2014/2015 and this was something which I won’t lie, demoralised me quite a lot actually but also at the same time gave me some answers that I desperately wanted more than anything! I had absolutely flunked my first year of A-Levels which caused another huge confidence […]

Varsity Series… Sports Officer’s view.

Varsity Series… Sports Officer’s view.

I’m loving researching and writing this Varsity series so now it is time to find out our Sport’s Officers opinion. Kennedy Adamu has been our Sports Officer this year and he has now been elected for the role again next year. Because he is our Sports Officer I thought it would be great to get his […]

Varsity Series: Women’s Rugby

So, my varsity series continues, this time we are focusing on my sport, Women’s Rugby. Rugby has been a passion of mine since I was a young girl, I was brought up with Rugby at home when my Dad would watch it on TV. Further to this, my brother played for our local club and […]

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