Congratulations to Leicester City football club: Premiership champions from a premier city with the premium of having a great University.
As a Distance Leaning student there is no requirement to visit Leicester, as such. But I have visited the city on many occasions. I went there for an Open Day, for a chat with a professor and for Study Schools etc. I suppose that I have visited around six times now. Wherever one lives one builds […]
I have quite a wide experience of Distance Learning. I studied my undergraduate degrees with the Open University in the UK – a Distance Learning university. With this in mind, I wondered what the experience at Leicester would feel like. Living in Essex in the east of England I was concerned that I would feel distant from the […]
I’m probably a walking cliché, but I love second hand bookstores. I love almost any kind of shop that sells things handmade or just a bit more unique than the stuff you can find in all the obvious shops. Sometimes it’s nice to feel like you’re stepping into a place where almost everyone shares an […]
A big hello to prospective students, current students, parents and anyone who might be reading my blog. I thought I’d start by introducing myself a little bit. My name’s Frances and I have just finished my first year as a Criminology student at the University of Leicester, which flew by way too fast, but I […]
The last month has seen a variety of great sporting successes for the city! Leicester is lucky to have a successful football and rugby team, playing at a good standard. The good news for Leicester students, is that there are often fixtures for just £5-10 which can be bought directly from the students union! With […]
As Christmas time approached, Leicester for Students always becomes busy; as touched upon in my previous post about the academic requirements for BA Criminologists. However several other events are notable for students and the residents of Leicester alike. Firstly, there was the Clarendon Park Christmas fayre, which sees Queens Road pedestrianised with many Christmas stalls […]