Societies

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 […]

Shortlisted for the Student Awards 2016!

This week I had some really wonderful news – I’ve been shortlisted for an individual award – Green Achiever of the Year! Not only that but the society I run, the Environmental Action Society, has been shortlisted for TWO awards – Green Impact and Campaigning Group of the Year! Its a real honour to have […]

Eat, Sleep, Recycle, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Recycle, Repeat

In this post I want to talk about something I am a part of due to my involvement in the Environmental Action Society. The Student Sustainability Working Group is a group of representatives from student societies that have an interest in sustainability – with current representatives from Hungry for Change, Environmental Action, Young Greens, Geography Society, Zoology, […]

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 […]

Using Edges – The Green Festival of Making and Mending

Using Edges – The Green Festival of Making and Mending

This week has been a week of awakening for me, all because of my geography lectures. As part of the Contemporary Environmental Challenges module, on Monday we had a guest lecture and seminar from Transition Leicester, an organisation with a goal to help the local people of Leicester to transition to a more resilient economy and society, […]

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 […]

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