Dissertation

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 […]

Me about to hand in my final dissertation to the General Office!

Finishing my dissertation!

The past few weeks have been very intense – due to finishing my dissertation! The Geography dissertation deadline is much earlier than for other subjects, which I think actually works out better for us because then we have the rest of the year to focus on our exams. We still get the same amount of time to […]

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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 […]

EAS outside Just Fair Trade, who were very welcoming!

Insight into third year – the busiest of them all

I’m just over 3 weeks in to my third year at Leicester, and life is exactly what people said it would be – busy! It seems that the extra workload from my course, coupled with my desire to experience everything I have ever wanted to try society-wise, has meant my timetable is jampacked! I’m sure this is […]

Beginning my dissertation fieldwork

Beginning my dissertation fieldwork

This week I have been focused on one very important summer task – my dissertation fieldwork! As you may have read in my previous blog post, for my dissertation I am measuring the carbon content of various tree stands, which means lots of hours in the park! Collecting the data has been slightly more difficult […]

A guide to Geography dissertation planning

As you may have read in my earlier post, a lot of my time recently has been towards planning my dissertation. The dissertation is one of the most important components of a geography degree at Leicester, since it accounts for a large percentage of your grade in the final year. I’ve mentioned the dissertation planning […]

Why I’m excited for the next few weeks!

Exams are finished! Or should I say exam – this term mostly comprised of coursework! Whilst it is a relief there is still much to do! Check out my post about things to do post-exam as a geography student. For me specifically however, I am very excited for the weeks ahead before going home later […]

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