Erasmus 10: My first semester

    Exams are over, and I have officially said all my goodbyes so I thought it would be fitting to do a reflective piece on my first semester in Madrid.   A lot has happened in 2017, and one of the most important things for me was starting my year abroad in Spain. Like […]

Your guide to Sprint <3

Your guide to Sprint <3

  Yes, I can imagine what you are probably thinking but don’t worry, this is not a beginners’ guide to sprinting.   It is, however, a guide to one of those extracurricular activities I promised to blog about.   Ladies and gentlemen, (well in this case ladies but you will understand why in a moment) […]

Happy Holidays and Hello 2015

December, the month of festivities! Christmas meals, Christmas drinks, Christmas snacks, Christmas films, the list goes on… For me, December began in an incredibly stressful fashion. 8th December marked the deadline for a politics essay I had been slaving over for weeks. I find it really difficult to work at the best of times, so […]

Real Life Starts Now

When you first arrive at University fresh-faced and full of expectations for the next four years of your life, the end of your degree seems unimaginable. Somehow over three years have passed since I was in that very position and I now have less than nine months of student life remaining. The first thought that flashes […]

Go, go, go!

“Your final year will go by so quickly!” Eight words every final year student is told thousands upon thousands of times. Eight words every final year student doubts…until they realise that they’re practically already half way through Term 1. I cannot describe how fast the last four weeks have gone by. I feel like I can now […]

Back to Student Life!

I’m writing this on a Sunday afternoon from the comfort of my brand new student house! I moved back up to Leicester a week ago and, safe to say, everything has been GO GO GO! As ever, unloading my boxes and boxes of clothes, stationary and course books required both of my housemates to lend […]

Keep Calm and Carry On

I’m sure you’ve all guessed what this blog post is about. Today’s the day – A-Level Results Day 2014, for those of you who have just finished your A-Levels, this is the first day of the rest of your lives. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my own experience as well as a few clearing […]

La Vida Universitaria/Uni Life

I am now in my second week of classes at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and it’s safe to say that there have been a few trials and tribulations along the way but I am finally at the point where I can say that I feel settled! Being an Erasmus student means that you have […]

Week One in Paris!

It may be a cliché but I truly cannot believe that I have been living in Paris for 7 whole days. When I wake up in the morning, it still takes a few moments to sink in and remember whereabouts I am! Last Saturday, my dad and I flew from Liverpool airport to Charles de […]

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