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Preparing for Third Year

Hey! I thought I’d use my first blog as an opportunity to introduce myself and let you guys know what I’m currently up to. I’m about to go into my third and final year (scary!) of English at Leicester, which means the stress of dissertation will soon be upon me.   Although there’s 4 weeks […]


This is my last blog post for the University of Leicester, my goodbye post.  Leicester has been such an amazing place to study. The diverse student body, the opportunities that it offered, the growth that it enabled, all this makes saying goodbye so difficult. I remember my first day, being driven to Freeman’s common by […]

What I’ve learnt

This will be my second to last blog post for the University of Leicester, and I thought I should take this opportunity to write about what I’ve learnt from my time at Leicester. I know it’s impossible to write down everything I’ve learnt throughout my four years, but here are some of the most important […]


This is it. It’s all over. I’m officially a graduate. I’m no longer a student, I’m in the ‘real world’. And I’m so excited. Graduation day was amazing. Driving from London to Leicester at 10 am and getting to Leicester for 12. Then, I went to Queen’s Hall to pick up my cap and gown […]

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