The Last Post

Now that I’ve graduated it’s time for me to say goodbye to being a student blogger! For my last post I thought I’d tell you a little about what’s next for me… Work! After induction last week I started working as a Materials Research Engineer. I can’t tell you what I’ll be working on (how […]

The Next Steps

Once the excitement of the end of university and graduation are over it’s time to work out what you’ll do next. There are a few ways to do this. The way I found worked best for me was to think about what I absolutely wanted from my life. This didn’t need to be too specific […]

Graduation and Goodbyes

Graduation and Goodbyes

Graduation was today. It was a day full of goodbyes and promises to stay in touch and plans for our journey in to adulthood. It was also very stressful- my name was said wrong but I barely noticed because of being too scared I would fall over (heels and injured leg? Bad plan.) and embarrass […]


There is a brief but glorious moment in the aftermath of exams when your time is entirely your own. University no longer has any pull and your future career is still just that- the future. These short weeks are the time to celebrate the absolute freedom allowed by your age, your circumstances, and the expectations […]

Summer is Coming

Hello! I’ve just finished exams and, apart from a couple of bits and bobs, I’m almost done with university. Now that that summer is upon us I think it’s time to share some insight in to what students can get up to in Leicester when they don’t have any lectures to worry them. Here are […]


Hello! I just wanted to update you all. I’m about to start exams so won’t be posting for a while. They end in the first week of June so you can expect a deliriously happy (or downright disheartened) post about finishing then. Until then, I’ll be in assessment hibernation. Good luck with any exams you […]


I’m still deep in to my project report but will be back soon with a Formula Student Newsletter to tell you more about that! In the mean time, here are some of the past ones to read and get up to speed with (Sorry!!). Just click on the links on the right hand side for […]

The actual chassis


This month was the 3 month mark to Formula Student for Leicester Racing. For those of you who don’t know, Formula Student is a project where students around the world design, build and race cars. This year, for the first time ever, Leicester will have a team competing! With the 3 month mark came significant […]

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