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My Final Degree Result

My Final Degree Result

Ive just had my final results! Its still sinking in that Uni is all over, but I don’t want it to end! Looking back on this year, I’ve actually achieved so much more than I realised… this year I: Got my first ever part-time job, working in the Student’s Union and becoming poster girl for […]

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My final piece of coursework!

I’m now in my last couple months of uni, and everything is becoming ‘the last’ or ‘final’ – such as my final piece of coursework I am currently working on! For the Quaternary Environmental Change module we are assessed by 50% coursework and 50% exam. You can tell the coursework is third year stuff – its […]

Quaternary Environmental Change

In this post i’d like to introduce one of my modules this term – Quaternary Environmental Change. The Quaternary is the past 2.6 million years, and we learn all about the research going on into what the climate was like during this time. The Earth has gone through numerous climatic cycles over millions of years, and […]

An hour with the voice of nature himself – the Sir David Attenborough lecture!

On Thursday 28th of January, the university had a wonderful visit from Sir David Attenborough, the voice of nature himself! The family has a long history with the uni and it was great to have him back. The event was a lecture by him in De Monfort Hall – the free tickets to which were […]

New year resolutions of a Leicester uni student

Happy New Year! In this post I thought I would share with you my resolutions for the year 2016, as customary. Most people are dismissive of New Year’s resolutions, because most of us never commit to making the intended change. However, I still see them as a wonderful opportunity not only to make a fresh […]

EAS outside Just Fair Trade, who were very welcoming!

Insight into third year – the busiest of them all

I’m just over 3 weeks in to my third year at Leicester, and life is exactly what people said it would be – busy! It seems that the extra workload from my course, coupled with my desire to experience everything I have ever wanted to try society-wise, has meant my timetable is jampacked! I’m sure this is […]

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