Revision

Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica.

  Summer goes by so slowly and so quickly all at the same time, it’s so strange. But, term is starting so soon and I’m just buzzing to get final year finished with!   Before I wanted to get into the heavier blog posts about uni, student life, finding your life’s calling, etc., I wanted […]

Revision

How I keep organised, revisited

  Almost a year ago, I wrote a post about my complex system of organisation and how I manage my time. Well, almost a year later, the system is no longer overly complex, as it’s been stripped down to the bare necessities, so I wanted to revisit it.   Digital calendar The first thing I […]

Lei, You’ve Taught Me A Lot

Lei, You’ve Taught Me A Lot

  My time at Leicester has genuinely been the best of my life so far. As cringey as that sounds, it’s true.   So, here is a lengthy account of some of the greatest things I’ve learned from my time at Leicester:   1. Follow your gut. It’s usually right.   Something I’ve  come to […]

Contrary to popular belief, studying law is not hard!

  I hope everyone’s summers are going well so far! I’m back in Canada for the holiday, and although it’s nice to be home with family, it’s certainly not a time for relaxation. I’ve got about 5 and a half different things on my plate currently! Now, please excuse me while I go to my […]

The photo I sent to Scarlett after I found out the concert was sold out and burst into tears

John Mayer Day

  So, on 11th May 2017, I saw John Mayer in concert at The O2 in London. I wanted to write a blog post about it the next day, and here’s what I came up with:   As you may have read in Scarlett’s latest blog, we went to London to see John Mayer in […]

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Learn from me and don’t take the easy way out

  As many of my friends are aware, I ‘have a degree in Music’ from the Canadian university I attended before coming to Leicester. We’ll get to that.   In law, we get the rare treat of being able to selectively revise for our exams. Naturally, it’s not recommended, but it’s the most strategic way […]

You’re you, not them

You’re you, not them

  One thing I advocate a lot is the fact that we should not compare ourselves to others. This is a particularly pertinent issue during exam time when everyone is working towards the same deadlines.   If there’s anything I’ve learned it’s that every person is different. Me, personally? I hate working during the day. […]

Don’t give up!

  It’s the last week of revision, before exams start, so everyone is in panic mode. But, have no fear – I’m here to help! Thought of the day: take good care of yourself and revision will fall into place. All you have to do is suffer through these next few weeks, and then summer officially […]

Being mindful in how we use language

  Today’s blog post is simultaneously a PSA and a personal vendetta against people who don’t use Oxford commas. Just kidding!   This week, I wanted to write about our use of language. I never truly understood just how much of an impact words can have, written or spoken, until I started studying law. I suddenly found myself […]

Sunshine, Rainbows and Everything Wonderful

Sunshine, Rainbows and Everything Wonderful

  University is stressful – especially at this time of year with assessed essays and exams looming.   What annoys me to no end is everyone moaning, comparing knowledge for no reason other than to make themselves feel better – leaving others feeling worse, and people sharing an endless supply of dismal posts about not doing […]

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