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Making the Most of University Pt.2

Previously I did a blog about “Making the Most of University” where I reflected on the myriad of opportunities to have fun, learn and develop at university, aside from your course. I concluded that blog by saying that all you have to do is search for them; which is true, but I wanted to make […]

The Difference of the Fourth Year in Nat-Sci Pt.1

The Natural Science course at the University of Leicester is a research-led course and that’s true for all of the years on the course. However, the fourth year has some significant differences when compared to previous years. Before I get into that let me briefly explain the difference between degree options Natural Science offers. There’s […]

Making the Most of University Pt.1

View from Charles Wilson Building (Credit: University of Leicester)

Today I’ve been reflecting on my university experience and I can honestly say that deciding to go to university was definitely a great decision. I’ve learnt so much through the Natural Science course but what I didn’t expect was how much learning I’d be doing outside of my course too.   The subject you choose […]

Future Career Plans?

It’s the second term of my final year and I’m filled with mixed emotions. I’m excited to graduate but also anxious. With the clock ticking, my focus has expanded beyond succeeding in my course to include future career plans. It’s never too early to think of your career aspirations and make steps towards them. Luckily, […]

Natural Science Clearing Special – Part 2

What is the structure of the course? The year is split into core modules, each of which is five weeks long. The first four weeks are where the learning takes place; if the module’s topic can be easily divided into the ‘core sciences’ (biology, physics, chemistry) then the weeks will be split between them. If […]

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