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The Woman in Black

One of my favourite aspects of Leicester is that, it’s very cultural when it comes to its people. Everywhere you look and turn, there is culture and passion, from cafés to theatres. Within Leicester, there is culture within ourselves and we surround ourselves in it everyday. Recently I went to see The Woman in Black […]

Power of women

Millions of women across the world joined together to form the Women’s march on 21st January 2017. This march was about the protection of women’s rights, safety, health, and families. This occurred in Washington D.C however, many other cities joined with them such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, New Mexico city etc. There were sister marches […]

Hello I’m Simran

Hello, I’m Simran and I’m the new geography blogger. I feel privileged to take over from Caroline. I hope I do as well as she did. May I say, congratulations to Caroline for getting a first class honours. Hope she has a good future ahead of her. Let’s get started and let me introduce myself. […]

My Final Degree Result

My Final Degree Result

Ive just had my final results! Its still sinking in that Uni is all over, but I don’t want it to end! Looking back on this year, I’ve actually achieved so much more than I realised… this year I: Got my first ever part-time job, working in the Student’s Union and becoming poster girl for […]

Frosty morning in Vicky Park

5 Things I still want to in Leicester

The end of my time at university is dawning and it’s both sad and terrifying! My plan for next year is to continue living in Leicester, as Leicester has really become my home over the past few years. Many of my friends are returning from their years abroad and many of those I have met […]

An hour with the voice of nature himself – the Sir David Attenborough lecture!

On Thursday 28th of January, the university had a wonderful visit from Sir David Attenborough, the voice of nature himself! The family has a long history with the uni and it was great to have him back. The event was a lecture by him in De Monfort Hall – the free tickets to which were […]

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7 reasons Leicester should plant more trees

As I’m working on my dissertation, I’ve been discovering more and more reasons why Leicester should plant more trees, and they are all reasons which apply to all cities. So without futher ado, here are the reasons why! Carbon sequestration and storage As you will remember from school, as trees grow, they take carbon dioxide from […]

We all gathered in Victoria Park from 11:30 to leave at 12. There was a wonderful atmosphere - socialising, painting our faces, seeing the wonderful banners people had made. Here were a couple of ours - and my UoL heart complete!

The Leicester Climate March

This weekend has been critical in terms of getting world leaders to take notice that people want real action on climate change. The COP21 climate talks are starting tomorrow in Paris, and negotiations will be under way, to set emission reduction targets etc. Its been especially important for marches in cities across the world due […]

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