I’m Michael, the Criminology Student Blogger for this year. I’m in my 3rd year and intend to study a Masters degree before pursuing a career as a lawyer or in the Civil Service. Outside of studying, my interests include reading, writing, movies, watching sport, politics, Harry Potter and Game of Thrones.
Just over a month ago, I read an article that has stuck with me for a few weeks. Here is a link to it: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/sep/02/suicide-record-level-students-uk-universities-study As you can see from the headline in the link, the suicide level for UK university students is at a record level (134 in 2015). Furthermore, the article, […]
As students prepare for the start of a new academic year, I thought it would be helpful to share my three top studying tips from my two years at university. As the title suggests, this blog is geared towards criminology students here at the University of Leicester. That’s not to say students […]
As students prepare for the start of a new academic year, here are four books that I would recommend UOL Criminology students consider purchasing to help them get the most out of their degree: Criminology by Tim Newburn One of my lecturers described this book as the ‘Bible of criminology’. At almost 1,100 […]
I read an article a few weeks ago that I cannot stop thinking about. It concerns the closure of police stations. Here’s the link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4764324/40-police-stations-close-violent-crime-surges.html For those who do not wish to read it, the article summarises that 40 per cent of police stations have been closed over […]
Hello everyone! My name is Michael and I’m the student Blogger for Criminology for the 2017/18 academic year. For more information about me, please read my bio. I’m going to use the rest of this first post to tell you what you can expect from my blog this academic year, and why you should […]