Charlotte has now graduated from the University of Leicester. Her blog was about life as a first year History of Art student, studying art, sculpture and art history writing. She also took basic Italian class and was a member of the Film Society. She blogged about classes, her experiences at the University of Leicester and other issues that new students might face.
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The Los Angeles-based Annenberg Foundation has revealed it purchased a set of 24 Hopi and Apache masks at a highly controversial auction in Paris last week. The foundation purchased the masks with the sole intent of returning them to the tribes in north-eastern Arizona, USA, who had been campaigning to get the sale blocked. The […]
Posted in Future, News, Reseach, Studying, Uncategorized | Tagged America, apache tribe, art history, auction, charity, current event, history of art, HoA, hopi tribe, leicester, philanthropy, repatriation, university of leicester, UoL, USA
Hello everyone, I hope you had a nice Christmas and got what you were hoping for, luckily my boyfriend knows what a sad old codger I am and bought me a steam cleaner and I couldn’t be happier. I was going to write something about new years resolutions, but lets face it, new years […]
Posted in Future, Health, Leisure, Stress, Studying | Tagged cleaning, home, leicester, life hacks, living at home, new years, positive enviroment, positive self care, student, student housing, tips, university of leicester, UoL
Hello everyone, I’m gonna be taking a break from festive frolicking today to bring you a super cool art history blog that now has it’s own website (yay!) Art history, like much western history is incredibly Euro-centric, and hundreds of years of exclusion and white-washing has led to as notable absence of people of colour […]
Posted in Leisure, Reseach, Studying | Tagged art history, blog, european art, historical accuracy, history, history of art, HoA, independant learning, leicester, medieval, medieval art, people of colour, student, tumblr, university of leicester, UoL, whitewashing
Todays post will be short and sweet, unfortunately I am bogged down in the end of term assignment rush and I’ve been essentially living in the library for the last two weeks. I do have time to tell you about a film that was recommended by one of my lecturers however, about the British […]
Like most people, I get a bit fed up around this time of year. My heart might be yelling “Christmas!” but my head is definitely saying “cold/wet/windy/dark”. Add to that the stress of assignments and general day to day pains-in-the-butt and you’ve got yourself a recipe for for a raging case of the Mondays. […]
Posted in Essay, Health, Leisure, Stress, Studying | Tagged assignments, cold weather, health, leicester, mental health, positive self care, stress, stress management, student, university of leicester, UoL, winter 2013, work
Good morning everyone! As I’m sure you’re already aware, the Festival of Careers is almost upon us. A week of career-focussed events that will leave you cripplingly insecure about your ability do anything of merit, let alone strive for your dream career. If however, you can wade through the corporate inanity, the […]
Posted in Career, Employment, Future, Graduation, Placement, Volunteering, Work | Tagged careers, careers development service, employment, festival of careers, internship, leicester, placement, student, students union, university of leicester, UoL, volunteering, work
Well hello there! It’s been a busy few weeks but I’ve found some time to sit down and tell you about the first few weeks of term. As some of you will know, I am now in my second year of studying history of art and we are really starting to get into some serious […]
Well its been another amazing freshers fair on campus at UoL, I met loads of lovely people, the History of Art society gained some fab new members and everybody got a lot of free stuff! I even heard that channel 4 were there filming the whole crowded, sweaty experience. If you’ve not yet joined […]