Hey, I’m Joseph... a third year Criminology student. I have the pleasure of writing these posts in a country that withholds some of the most magnificent landscapes in the world…Norway. One of the many placement year opportunities that have been made available throughout my time at the University of Leicester. Within my posts there is no doubt that you shall of course find a Criminological undertone. But they shall also be uncovering what makes Leicester University a perfect fit for any student… not only for the social sciences. I also have a deep love affair for documentaries… so documentary enthusiasts stay tuned.
After sipping the last of my complimentary coffee provided for by Scandinavian Airways, the realism of my adventure was to soon dawn on me. I reached for my black journal that was safely stowed away in the overhead locker, tearing a page from the back to jot down a list of my ambitions and plans whilst […]
Utilise your departments connections! With Leicester University ranked third for undergraduate Criminology studies in the UK, as one can imagine the amount of opportunities to visit key areas of the criminal justice system are almost endless! With that being said, I wanted to share with you an experience I had that enabled me to really dig deep […]
Eat, Sleep, Meditate Repeat… After an action packed second year of studying, working and partying, I have come to appreciate that balance is the key to any fulfilled and healthy student life. In ensuring that I made the most of this glorious opportunity as a student at Leicester University, I decided to introduce a number of principles based […]
Velbekomme! (Welcome)…. So the journey begins… Let me take this opportunity to firstly introduce myself. At this moment in time, I’m forced to come to the realisation that in just over 2 months time I shall be living my life as a third year Criminology student. Even though I’d like to believe that I’m quite […]
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