On March 14th (Or 3.14 to all the American readers) every year, Mathematicians take some time away from their high paced, all action lives to celebrate Mathematics and the wonder that is Pi. And what better day of the year to try and encourage any budding Maths lovers to pursue their passion into University. […]
You think when you end up at University, that it’s finally the end of those school trips to the local park or to see the amateur dramatics society for the umpteenth time. But luckily enough for all the budding Maths students out there, the highlight of first year is the annual jaunt to the ACTUAL […]
We’ve all realised the “Master and Commander” wordplay was a mistake. Let’s just move on shall we. As it’s my last year in Leicester, I thought I’d give a little insight into how a final year MMath project works in the eyes of a student. But don’t worry, it’ll mainly be “how to avoid the […]
Well, hello! It’s the 9th November, and I’ve not written a blog since July. Have you missed me? Maybe, maybe not, but I’m back regardless. The difference? I’m no longer the undergraduate maths blogger, I’m blogging as a postgraduate! (The maths blog has been taken over by the lovely Lois, whose blogs I’m thoroughly enjoying. […]
This post was inspired by Isabelle, whom I met at the Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday. Like me, she’s on the BSc Maths with a year in the USA course and was full of questions regarding what Maths is like in 1st year. The ultimate question she had was “How hard is it?”. This is a […]
Hands up if you’ve ever been told that it’s hard juggling a part time job and a full time degree? I’ve heard it thousands of times and whilst it is true, it can be done. It’s all about good time-management. In my first year of uni, I worked part-time at John Lewis and got a 2:1 but I had […]
After studying Maths for 2 years at degree level, I’d like to think I have a little bit of know-how which can be passed onto those who may be thinking about studying Maths, or have chosen to study Maths this year. Here are a few things that I think every Maths student needs. Calculator- Completely obvious and because […]
Where on earth did April go? And, on that note; where did the Easter break go? I feel like I’ve turned away and looked back to find the holiday ran past me.
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Today is the last day of my penultimate term at university, and as I’ve said, that’s terrifying.
As many Leicester students will know, exam results have been coming out over the past couple of weeks. For me, the gap between exams and results seem to go on forever.