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Revision Techniques

Two words: Exam season. As we adventure back into our normal university routine, the first couple of weeks are exams. Good luck everyone! I found it so difficult to revise at home with all the food and Christmas movies on. I literally spent a whole day watching Disney films with my sister in law. However, […]

What I have learnt from first year!

As many of you know, I’m a second year undergraduate who studies geography. Geography is an intense course because we have a large amount of reading we get assigned. For those non-geographers, yes we do read and not just colour in maps. As I entered second year, I reflected back on my first year to see how I can improve […]

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 […]

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My final piece of coursework!

I’m now in my last couple months of uni, and everything is becoming ‘the last’ or ‘final’ – such as my final piece of coursework I am currently working on! For the Quaternary Environmental Change module we are assessed by 50% coursework and 50% exam. You can tell the coursework is third year stuff – its […]

Quaternary Environmental Change

In this post i’d like to introduce one of my modules this term – Quaternary Environmental Change. The Quaternary is the past 2.6 million years, and we learn all about the research going on into what the climate was like during this time. The Earth has gone through numerous climatic cycles over millions of years, and […]

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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