CONGRATULATIONS! You’re off to University! This is a super exciting time for everyone, getting prepped and ready is one of the things I found most enjoying in the months up to enrolment day… This post will be all about getting physically and mentally ready for that move in day! A List of […]
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I’m sure many of you are aware that A Level results day is just around the corner and I can remember how much of a stressful time this was for me two years ago, because of this I thought I would write some helpful tips for everyone about clearing, from behind the scenes as I […]
There’s lots to do in Leicester at the weekend and around lectures, I’ve been lucky enough recently to go on a tour of the Leicester City FC grounds and thought I’d do a little vlog for you guys! Click Here Here are the three most interesting things I learnt from the tour- The starting […]
So second year is over and I just wanted to go over and highlight all the things that I am proud of this year because it’s been a tough one. I was selected to deliver the Welcome Talks with the Vice Chancellor on Open Days as a Student Ambassador, and received amazing feedback from the […]
In February I was seriously considering dropping out of University. Whilst I was excelling in all extra-curricular activities I felt I was drowning in a never ending cycle of coursework and exams. For me I like to know I’ve tried my best, but worry that my best isn’t good enough which meant that even over […]
So here is a little follow up vlog from my last post on how to travel on a budget! We had a fantastic time in Barcelona for not a lot of money which makes it even better! Let me know where you’re going this summer! Watch it here!
My housemates Charlotte, Holly and I, decided we wanted to treat ourselves after exams and book a city break. But we are all students, and didn’t want our hard earned money to wash away within a three day trip. After looking at lots of potential destinations we decided on Barcelona. We had a strict budget […]
So as part of the second year optional modules I chose to do a module called Geography in Education, which was compromised of a six week teaching placement, going into a local secondary school once a week, an essay and a learning log about the placement. The module was very very competitive to get on […]
The field trip was one of the main reasons I chose to come to the University of Leicester, due to it being compulsory the flights and accommodation was paid for meaning we only had to cover costs of food (and for me…shopping). I was extremely stressed before going and was worried I was going […]
So on the 8th April I had to submit my final dissertation proposal, including a risk assessment, ethics form, information and consent forms, methods essay and literature review. It took me about 2 months to complete and be happy with so I’m going to share some quick ways of choosing a topic for your geography […]