Career

Thoughts on Academic Representation

    For the past two years, I have been involved with academic representation and It has been an interesting experience so far. I started off as a course rep in my first year and decided to take a step further this year by nominating myself for department rep.   Academic representation is one of […]

Your guide to Sprint <3

Your guide to Sprint <3

  Yes, I can imagine what you are probably thinking but don’t worry, this is not a beginners’ guide to sprinting.   It is, however, a guide to one of those extracurricular activities I promised to blog about.   Ladies and gentlemen, (well in this case ladies but you will understand why in a moment) […]

Erasmus Part 1: Planning & Preparation

¡Hola!   Yes, you guessed it right.   I’m going to Spain and it’s going to be an incredible experience!   Why am I so sure?   Well, I can never be certain but I am currently preparing and planning for my year abroad which is why I thought it would be useful to give […]

Decisions and Debt

My sister will be 24 in October, and for the first time she’s thinking about going to university. She wants to be a dietician. Knowing the nutritional value of foods is something of a hobby of hers. It’s a bit of a family joke recently that she’s gone barmy for avocados. This means we’ve been […]

It’s Not All About The Work

University. Three or more years of essays, exams, presentations, all nighters in the library and exam-related stress. There’s no denying that studying at university is difficult. Yes, it’s stressful. Yes, sometimes you’ll question why you ever thought it was a good idea. Yes, sometimes you’ll struggle to meet a deadline. HOWEVER: the best advice I ever […]

Real Life Starts Now

When you first arrive at University fresh-faced and full of expectations for the next four years of your life, the end of your degree seems unimaginable. Somehow over three years have passed since I was in that very position and I now have less than nine months of student life remaining. The first thought that flashes […]

Looking Forward

I can hardly believe it’s August already, when did that happen?! One thing you’ll start to realise at uni is that time goes by far too quickly – it seems like only yesterday I was arriving at Beaumont Hall as a frightened fresher, nervously clutching my hefty Spanish dictionary, yet here I am going into […]

The Careers Service at UoL

At Leicester, we’re lucky to have a Careers Service whose job it is to help the students with all things careers related- from general guidance, to giving feedback on our CVs, to providing mock assessment centres for us. As mentioned in my last post, I’m really starting to think seriously about my future career but […]

Life After Uni

For me, thinking about life after Uni is a strange strange thought. As I am studying Languages which is a 4 year course, I still have a year in Leicester filled with hard work and fun times to come but as you may have read in some of my fellow bloggers’ posts, this week has […]

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