The Mathematics Blog

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No home, No Xmas

Did you know there are 18 days until Christmas? But I don’t have a house! Isn’t it just our luck that our family home sold a couple of weeks ago and now we are all living at our grandmas. Lucky, for me, I have a house in Leicester, but my flatmate is leaving! And I […]

Train in Leicester

Leicester is full of gyms for you to get your body in shape. With a new year resolution on the horizon, what better way to celebrate by preparing your body? Let me tell you, the gyms are empty around December and then in January, it will be so full you wont be able to get […]

Student jobs for students

Unitemps has been my favourite employment agency since I started working for them. I find them so flexible with studies, causal work set (so nothing that requires heavy effort) and a good standard pay rate too. I have taken part in many Unitemps jobs this year, let me outline what type of jobs are available:   […]

Make the most of your Reading Week!

Most courses at UOL offer a reading week each term to their students. During this week, there are no lectures are classes. Sounds like your school October holiday right? Well, it could be, but it’s also the best chance you will get for revision before the Christmas holidays. What should you be doing during Reading […]

Diwali history and events

Known as the festival of lights, Diwali is celebrated immensely in Leicester. The day is celebrated on Wednesday 7th November Why do we celebrate Diwali? It is to celebrate the achievements of Lord Rama, who returned back to his city (after spending 14 years in exile) Ayodya on Diwali day with his wife Lady Sita […]

What are my modules like so far?

Hey guys, if this is the first time you’re reading my blog, I am a third year undergraduate Mathematics student. If you are studying the same subject and are interested in what third year first semester modules are like, you’ve come to the right place. No advice or tips this time, just a biased opinion […]

Utilisiing the most of Festival Of Careers

The Festival of Careers is well  underway and today was related to the finance sector. If you study Engineering, Maths, Business, those type of subjects, I hope you attended today. If you haven’t, don’t worry! The festival is still ongoing over the course of the week. But how can you come out of the festival […]

Dealing with homesickness

Probably the most emotional subject whilst at university. For many students, you will be living away for the first time and the transition can be overwhelming. Over the years, I’ve dealt with home sickness a lot better than when I first started. But how did I deal with it?   New people, new life – For […]

Extra curricular activities for Mathematic Students

If you’re in first or second year and studying Maths. it’s best to start adding as much value to your degree as possible. This will be useful when applying for graduate schemes or internships as they can give you an edge, just like you did on your Personal Statement. Here’s what I recommend:   Sign […]

Fat Cats Bhangra Night Review

And here we go! Freshers week is in full swing, expect to see new freshers roaming around each event, every night. I love it! Makes nights out feel like a proper student night. Anyway, my first Bhangra session went pretty dam well, if it’s your kind of vibe, I definitely recommend going to the Fat […]

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