Hi there, I'm Joseph and I'm in my fourth and final year studying Geology with a Year Abroad. Read my posts for an insight into my experiences as a final year student, returning to Leicester after my year abroad and preparing for the future when I graduate. Outside of my studies I'm a keen hiker and a committee member for the Scouts and Guides society (known as SLUGS).
If you ask any geology student what their favourite thing about studying geology is, they’ll probably tell you it’s the fieldwork because we get to go to some amazing places as part of our course. Many aspects of geology are much easier to understand if you can see them for real rather than just looking […]
If you’re starting your first year next week then you’re probably looking forward to Freshers Week with a mixture of nerves and excitement. 3 years ago I was in exactly the same position as you, so I thought I’d share a few tips to help you make the most of your first week at university. […]
As a geologist you find that it’s almost impossible to escape geology, because we study Planet Earth which is all around us. This proved to be the case on my family holiday this year, which I spent on the Jurassic Coast. Although I was on holiday my geology student brain couldn’t switch off and I […]
Hello, I’m Joseph and welcome to my first post as geology blogger. I was blogging last year during my year abroad in New Zealand on the Study Abroad blog, so check out my posts if you’re interested in finding out about my experience. If you’ve just got your A-level results and are heading to Leicester […]