***Lectures and note taking!***

Hello! Hope you are all well and finding uni life exciting! The start of a new term is always nice, especially since it’s October! October is great, not just because it was my birthday last week – I turned 20 which seems crazy! But just because Autumn is beautiful. I love walking across Victoria Park […]

Alert! New Academic Year Approaching!

Hello all! I hope you’re enjoying your final week of the holidays before the madness of freshers dawns upon us! I thought whilst I was here, contemplating my new time table, I’d tell you what I found useful when preparing for my first few lectures at uni.   Each lecturer has their own unique style […]

An exciting start to Second Year!

An exciting start to Second Year!

One of the things that drew me to study Geology are the plentiful opportunities it provides to travel. My start to second year began on the 9th September when we travelled to Almeria, Spain for a week. This blog will briefly document my trip. Unfortunately, I have far too much to say, but I’ll try and […]

Roll up! Roll up! Welcome to Leicester!

Congratulations if you’ve just received your A2 exam results and you’re heading here, to the University of Leicester! You’re about to embark on a wonderful time, and if you’re doing your degree in Geology – welcome to the department!   I think my first thoughts on university were a very mixed bag of emotions. I […]

Time Lapse: Throwing our hats into the air. Scroll down to see us try to catch them again!

Graduation and Goodbye

The time has come for me to bid farewell to Leicester, the four fantastic years I spent here and all of the incredible friends I made along the way. To celebrate the achievements of its students a University usually puts on this little thing called a Graduation ceremony which I always though was no big […]

Confessions of a Student: Part 1

Confessions of a Student: Part 1

Budgeting! Before university, it’s the one word we hear a thousand times from our parents! Commuting, textbooks, food, the list is endless. Among many other things, these need to be considered into our budgets. Some students are really lucky they can rely on the bank of mum and dad for either a weekly allowance or […]

Me with Jane

Leaving Leicester: What I shall miss

So the sad time has come that I must leave the wonderful city of Leicester, the University and all of my incredible friends in the rock store, I mean the people that I have spent the last 4 years with. It has been the best experience of my life so far and I am sad […]

The three-legged race!

Making the most of Vicky Park

One benefit of going to the University of Leicester is that one bright sunny days (like this one!) you can spend the day lazing around with your friends. This particularly sunny day happened to be my birthday so a large group of us met on the park for scones and pimms (very posh I know!). Despite […]

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