Every year since I became a university student, I’ve had mixed feelings about the Xmas break. On the one hand, there are lots of things I love about Christmas: catching up with family and friends, most people in a better mood than usual, good food, presents, lots of football! Yet on […]
May I wish all of our readers’ a peaceful and joyous Christmas period whatever your religion or beliefs. If I can wish anything for humankind, it is peace and fulfillment, without negatively affecting others. Take care!
On 1st and 2nd December, minced pies, mulled wine, reindeer, ice skating and Christmas music adorned University of Leicester campus. Every year, the university slowly settles into the Christmas spirit with the gradual emergence of Christmas trees, street poles covered in knitting and Christmas decorations throughout campus. When the calendar finally hits December, it’s […]
What with Finals until the end of the week before Christmas and being such a Christmas junkie that the thought of spending Christmas alone and away from my family feels like the end of everything, I’m flying home far earlier than I’d like. If I could do everything truly my way, I’d be flying back […]
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 […]
As Christmas has finished and 2013 is nearly over, it signifies the end of the first term and the beginning of an important period in the university calendar year. January sees the first exam period of the year, which sees students’ busy working away either side of the New Year. As a BA Criminology student, […]