Studying

Oh my dates!

Oh my dates!

Just passing by with a quick number acknowledgement. As someone who loves numbers, I got excited earlier when I dated my work and noticed the date. Yes, it’s 11-12-13! This is what is called a ‘sequential date’ and will not happen again until February 2013 (which let’s be honest, I most likely won’t see). Reading […]

That time of year

So tomorrow marks the beginning of Week 7 – aaaahh! Where has the semester gone?! It’s that time of the semester again: just past halfway with lots of work to complete and deadlines in sight. The temperature has finally dropped too making wearing a coat now a necessity. For final years especially, the time is […]

How “Interest”-ing

When choosing which modules to take this semester, I had to think carefully about which ones would help me the most in everyday life. The reason for this is that I have finally decided what I want to be when I grow up… wahey! (Stay tuned to find out what the decision is) In other […]

What Lies Ahead

So coming to the end of our second week back and first week of lectures and classes, rather than reflecting on what I have done the past fortnight, I’m going to ‘think outside the box’ and look to what lies ahead for the rest of the semester. The first thing you will notice each year […]

It’s ‘oiler’ not ‘yuler’

When you join the University of Leicester to study Mathematics you will be not only be assigned a personal tutor, but also a ‘house’ too. There are four houses within the maths department: Euler, Gauss, Newton and Noether. Nope, your house is not decided by a ‘sorting compass’ that spins to the house which you […]

What to prepare when you’re preparing

Tell someone you’re studying maths at university and you will often receive one of the following responses: – ‘Omg you must be a genius’ – ‘Wow that sounds hard’ – ‘I hated maths at school’ – ‘Ah I’m not that good at maths at school’ – ‘Oh what do you want to be when your […]

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