Hi, my name is Caitlin and I am a second year Law student originally from Worcester! I will be blogging mainly about how to balance extra-curriculars and a social life with University work as well as tips about University life and the adjustment from Sixth Form. When I’m not studying you will either find me in one of Leicester’s many cafés, in the gym, or practicing pole fitness.
Budget friendly recipes!
Posted by Caitlin in Law on October 29, 2018
When I first started university, I had absolutely no experience of cooking. Within a few weeks I had built up a repertoire of several different meals which are now my staples! A few months ago I decided to go from vegetarian to vegan, so all these recipes are vegan. These are all cheap, healthy, and […]
Posted in Health, Uncategorized | Tagged Cheap, Cooking, Healthy, Leicester, Meals, Students, University of Lei, Vegan, Vegetarian
Things to do in Leicester!
Posted by Caitlin in Law on October 2, 2018
The reason I chose to come to Leicester was partly for the university and partly for the city. Whatever university you choose to go to, it is important to like the local area: you’ll be living there for at least 3 years! These are my top things to do in the beautiful city of Leicester: […]
Posted in Leicester | Tagged Leicester, Parks, Shopping, things to do
Let’s make a statement!
Posted by Caitlin in Law on September 18, 2018
Writing a personal statement can be a very daunting time, there is no doubt about it. However, it is something that I actually really enjoyed in the end, (yes, maybe I’m weird) and it is a great way to show universities that you’re more than a few grades on a piece of paper. Here […]
Posted in Future | Tagged Law, Leicester, Personal statement, Sixth Form, tips, top tips, University | 4 Responses
Goals for second year
Posted by Caitlin in Law on September 2, 2018
As a new year of Law School approaches, I thought I would write a post on what my aims and goals are for my second year. First year went so so quickly, and I cannot wait to make the most of my penultimate year of my degree. Get good grades! It cannot be denied […]
Posted in Career | Tagged ambitions, Goals, grades, Law, Relax, training contract, vacation scheme, work
Posted by Caitlin in Law on August 15, 2018
As a law student, the vast majority of my reading over the year consist of Law textbooks. Whilst these can be truly riveting, there is nothing like a good novel! I like to spend my summer catching up on all the books I don’t have time to read during the academic year, so I […]
Posted in summer | Tagged Books, books to read, Law, politics, Reading, summer
How to (Almost) survive Freshers!
Posted by Caitlin in Law on July 28, 2018
Freshers: the one week left of no responsibility before your course starts. It is the first week of university; your time to make friends, explore the university, and settle in. As someone who doesn’t really drink, I was worried that I would be left out in freshers due to its reputation as a week long […]
Posted in Societies, Uncategorized | Tagged Freshers, Freshers Fair, Societies, Sport, University
How to make the most of Open Days
Posted by Caitlin in Law on July 7, 2018
Summer arriving can only mean one thing – open day season! I can admit that I wish I went to more open days, and made better use of the ones I did go to. Therefore, this blog will focus on how to really get the most out of an open day, wherever you are! Be […]
Posted in Campus | Tagged Holidays, Open Days, summer, tips, University, Visit day
Let’s talk about clearing…
Posted by Caitlin in Law on July 1, 2018
Clearing is perceived as every A-Level student’s worst nightmare, but it couldn’t be easier if you know what you’re doing! I came to university after missing out on my first choice university, rejecting my insurance choice, and coming to Leicester through clearing. I will talk about my top tips for having the best experience […]
Posted in Exams | Tagged Clearing, exams, Law, Results, Results Day, summer, University of Leicester