Student Blogger profiles

Undergraduates

American Studies

CourtneyCourtney

Hi, I’m Courtney, a final year American Studies student. Read my blog to find out how I’m preparing to graduate, how much I’m going to miss Leicester, and how invested I am in the 2016 American Presidential election. Feel free to ask me any questions you have about Leicester as a city or a University.

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Archaeology & Ancient History

ShannonShannon A

Hey! My name is Shannon and I am from Luton. I study BA Archaeology at the University of Leicester and am now in my fourth and final year. You can follow me through my fourth year as I will be documenting the highs and lows of my final year as an undergraduate at Leicester.

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BioSciences

ArllenArllen

Hi everyone! My name is Arllen and I am in my 3rd year of a Medical Physiology degree. Outside of my studies, I am a huge  film and theatre fan. Follow my blog and expect posts about my course, the university, and all things Leicester!

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Chemistry

Katie HKatie

My name is Katie and I am a second year chemistry student! I will be blogging about how to survive first year (and freshers!) how to make the most of your time at Leicester, plus everything that we get up to in the chemistry department!

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Criminology

Frances Frances

Hey! I’m Frances. After my semester abroad in California last year and an eventful rest of the year, I am about to go into my third and final year studying Criminology at the University of Leicester. Watch this space for more about life as a Criminology student at Leicester.

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Economics

beckyBecky

Hey there! My name’s Becky and I’m a third year BA economics student. As I’m entering the final year of my undergraduate course, expect plenty of posts about balancing work and play, preparing for the future and some of the top tips I’ve learnt over my three years at Leicester.

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Engineering

Oishi

Oishi

Hi I am Oishi, a Software and Electronics Engineering student back at the University for my final year following a wonderful placement year at Rolls Royce. I will be blogging about everything from my industrial placement experience, final year studies to what I get up to in my free time.

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English

KhadijaKhadija

Hi, my name is Khadija. I am a BA English and History student, currently in my fourth year. I love my degree because it allows me to get the best of both English and History, whilst still getting to experience a new culture through my year abroad that I recently completed. .

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Film Studies

HafHaf

Hi, my name is Hâf and I’m a fourth year French with Film Studies student. For the last year I’ve been blogging about my experiences as an Erasmus student in France, but now I’m excited at the prospect of returning to Leicester. I’ll be blogging about the life of a final year student, but also about my passion; studying film.

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Geography

SimranSimran

Hello, I’m Simran and I’m a second year geography student. I’ll be blogging about my new experiences as a second year undergraduate. Also I will give an insight of being an University of Leicester geography student.

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Geology

LoriLori

Hello! I’m Lori, a second year undergraduate in Geology Bsc from Worcester. My main enthusiasm in life is rocks and earth’s wonderful surroundings. So most of my blogs will be based around the travel my degree entails, and the adventures that come with it! Besides geology, I love food, cooking, teaching within the community, music and finding a good bargain!

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History

JaipreetJaipreet

Hey. My name is Jaipreet, and I’m a History student in my third and final year at Leicester. I’ll be blogging about the course, but also everything else to do with uni life, including preparing for graduation. Hopefully my blog will give you an idea of what it’s like to study here – enjoy!

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Law

LucieLucie

Hey! My name is Lucie and I’m a second year Law student. I’m from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, so for all you international students out there, hopefully I can give you some insight on what it’s like to live in Leicester from a different perspective! Alongside my studies, I am involved in the Modern Dance Society and the Law Society. I also swim and do yoga several times a week so if I can juggle everything, you can definitely do it!

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scarlettScarlett

Hey! I’m Scarlett! I am a third year LLB Law student and this year I am also the Chairperson of the University of Leicester Law Society. I’ll be blogging about what life is like as a law student, about the course and the social side of uni life. Not to mention all of the extracurricular activities the Law Society offers that you can get involved in. You’ll get a complete insight into the life of a law student and get to hear first hand everything that the society gets up to.

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Management

ManalManal

Hola everyone! My name is Manal and I am currently studying Management Studies here at the University of Leicester. I aim to give you an insight into university life at Leicester as an International Student and how to make the most of your time here. In my free time, when I manage not to burn down the kitchen (inadvertently of course), while cooking what looks like food, you will find me enjoying a good classic novel with a cup of hot chocolate, spending time with friends or focussing on finding new ways to make my time at University as rewarding and memorable as possible!

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Mathematics

Luke

Luke

Hello blog readers! I’m Luke and I’m in my 4th year at Leicester studying for my Masters in Maths. During my final year here, I’ll be writing about the exciting life and times of a student trying to complete his degree while taking part in as many society and club events that he can. So if you have any Maths-y sounding questions or if you just want a fun read while you take a break from working, hopefully you’ll find something you enjoy

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Media and Communication

HarrietHarriet

Hey! My name is Harriet and I’m a second year Film and Media student, with an unwavering love of Marvel movies. I’ll be blogging about everything course and uni related, as well as what I get up to in my spare time around Leicester. I hope to give some in

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Medicine

MatthewMatt

‘Ello ‘ello! Thanks for scrolling all the way down here. A bit about me: My name’s Matt and I’m a 4th-year Med Student at Leicester. I’m a Global Health graduate and spend lots of my time with Medsin-UK, a student network which tackles health inequality through campaigning and advocacy. This year I’ll be running a Global Health Short Course with Medsin Leicester (tinyurl.com/uolghsc), and advertising for participants in PASS1, a UK-wide study into the exposure of Medical Students to Pharmaceutical Industry marketing. If you have any questions about applying for Medicine, surviving Medicine or anything else (pssstt iloveglobalhealth), don’t hesitate to get in contact

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Modern Languages

KarolinaKarolina

Hello, my name is Karrie and I’m a third year Modern Languages student. I love animals, books and all things vintage! Hopefully my blog will give you a good insight into what life at Leicester is really like!

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Operating Department Practise

LizzieLizzie

Hey! My name is Lizzie and I’m a second year student studying Operating Department Practice (ODP). As well as blogging about subjects relating to this course, I hope to also give you an insight into what student life is like at the University of Leicester. Due to the nature of my course, I expect a fair amount of my blog will be about attending the different placements at the University of Leicester Hospitals.

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Physics

GeorgeGeorge

Hello! I’m George and I am a second year Physics student. Obsessed with physics and maths, I hope through my blogs I can both tell you about my experience on the MPhys course and about the parts of physics that most excite me.

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Politics & International Relations

ElizabethElizabeth

Hey, I’m Elizabeth. I am a third year Politics and International Relations student currently on my Erasmus year abroad in the Netherlands. I am lucky enough to be studying in the wonderful, vibrant city of The Hague which is a hub for global governance, the perfect place for a Politics and IR student. I will be blogging about my thoughts and experiences which arise from studying in continental Europe. So I hope you enjoy my posts and they give you some insight into what it’s like to study abroad! When I am not studying I enjoy travelling, eating out with friends, cooking and reading.

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Psychology

TasminTasmin

Hey! I’m Tasmin and I’m from London, for the next year I’ll be blogging about my life as a 2nd year Psychology Student. Not only will I be blogging about my course, but also trying to provide a little insight into student life at Leicester, whilst poorly resisting the urge to ramble on about food, films and TV!

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Sociology

FaheemaFaheema

Hey, my name is Faheema and I am a first year Sociology student! I will be documenting my journey studying Sociology at Leicester as well as my experience as a stay at home student (yes, I have not ‘flown
the nest’ for uni). I may or may not have a bad habit of rambling on about irrelevant things,
but I will try to keep my posts as succinct as I possibly can, I promise!

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Postgraduates

Genetics

MMeganegan

Hi I’m Megan, a PhD student in the department of genetics. I graduated from the University of Bath in 2011 and worked for 2 years in the water industry before beginning my PhD on the epigenetic regulation of pneumococcal virulence.

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Distance Learners


Archaeology


markMark

Hi, I’m Mark from Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. I am currently on my second year of level one study for the Archaeology BA distance learning course. I am married with grown up children and four grandsons. I work full time for Severn Trent Water but have an Army background. I am loving the course so far and would encourage anyone with a passion for Archaeology to follow me to Leicester.

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Criminology

davidDavid

Hi I’m David. I started studying at university level late in my life. I’m probably referred to as a mature student although maturity is something I don’t always portray. I have two undergraduate degrees: Sociology and Criminology with Psychology. I am currently studying by Distance Learning for my MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice. I have a particular interest in hate crimes – especially those involving people with disabilities on public transport. I live in Essex and volunteer as a Job Advisor in a Job Club.

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Management

Ismail-PGIsmail

Hi, I’m Ismail. I’m an American living abroad while trying to figure out what I want to be when (if) I grow up. I love sports, particularly American football and martial arts, and when I’m not working at one of my four jobs, you will likely find me in the gym lifting really heavy stuff. I’m a distance learning MSc Finance student, and I’ll be happy to share my journey with you while trying to maintain some semblance of sanity.

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Museum Studies

Pal Pal

I’m from Hungary, and I’m a new Distance Learning PhD Student. My main interest lies in motoring history and museums.  I  have written books, articles, maintain websites and give lectures at a Hungarian university on this topic. I would like to share my PhD journey with fellow students.

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Politics and International Relations

Eugenie

Hello everybody! I’m Eugenie, a sixteen-year-old, currently completing my PhD in the department of Politics and International Relations via distance learning. My PhD research focuses on Denial and Deception in the intelligence field. I’m originally from Manchester, England, but I now live in the United States where I work as a lecturer in public safety and write books and articles in the intelligence field. I hope to share my unique experiences as a teenager completing a PhD here at the University of Leicester.

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 Psychology

Ttimnewim

I’m an MSc Occupational Psychology distance learning student, keen to explore the subject more after graduating from the OU in 2011. However, I originally studied Computer Science more than twenty-five years ago at Warwick and currently work in Derby for Software AG. True believer in lifelong learning or a glutton for punishment? You decide!

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Study Abroad


Joseph

Joseph (New Zealand)

Hi, I’m Joseph and I’m in my third year studying Geology. I’m spending this year studying in Christchurch, New Zealand and I’ll be sharing my experience of studying and living abroad in my blog posts. I love getting out into the great outdoors and exploring so expect to see lots of photos of New Zealand’s stunning landscapes with a few bits of geology thrown in here and there.

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kitty-smallKitty (Australia)

Hi, my name is Kitty. I am a third year BA Geography student and I’m currently on my study abroad year at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Over the course of the next year I hope to share with you some of my experiences from Down Under, as well as give you an insight into what doing a year abroad, anywhere in the world, might be like.

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ogechiOgechi (Australia)

G’day! My name is Ogechi and I’m a third year Financial Economics student originally from London. I’m currently studying abroad in Australia; the land of Tim Tams, Vegemite and Fairy Bread! In my blog, you’ll be privy to all the insider information on life in Australia. I’ll also be sharing the differences between the UK & Australia and things I’ve learnt whilst studying abroad.

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Maria Maria (Netherlands)

Hi! I’m Maria and I am a third year International Relations and History student. This academic year I will be on my ERASMUS year abroad in Maastricht, the Netherlands, so I will be mostly writing about my experience there. I love reading and hiking and this year I’m planning to travel as much as I can. If you want to read about politics, good books or simply want to follow my struggle to learn Dutch, follow my posts. I hope you will find (at least some of) them useful!

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