The festive period is my absolute favourite time of year. Pretty lights, great food, upbeat songs – I love it all! But I’m well aware the build-up to Christmas can be difficult. When you’re in new surroundings, without your loved ones and usual traditions. Celebrating Christmas on campus with your friends is a great way to make the most of the season, but how can you start feeling festive? Here are a few of my favourite ways to get into the Christmas spirit at university.
When thinking about my time at University, I want to make the absolute most of the experience. For me, first year was a learning curve and there were times that were definitely less successful than others.
I always strive to better myself both academically and personally, so as a result I thought I would comprise a ‘bucket list’ of things that I want to improve, achieve or experience this year.
Being organised, attending classes, writing assignments and spending hours in library doing research can be hard, but not as hard as getting back to all this after those long summer months.
So after an extra long summer (13 weeks exactly), it can be extremely difficult to get back into things without missing home or wishing you could be back in sunny Spain. It is nice to […]
Each year the university awards £1000 scholarships to second and third year students in recognition of academic achievements, this year I was lucky enough to receive this award. When I first found out about the […]
So you’re at sixth form and you’re applying for uni and you’re excited and everything is going swimmingly – you can almost taste the freedom! And then you fall in love. What happens next?
When I started university after taking a year out loads of my friends had been telling me about university life and what it would be like when I went. A mistake that people make is […]
‘I’m bricking it, but this place seems like good fun’ I wrote this sentence in my first week of university. I was 18 and only just starting my university experience. Thinking about my experience, it’s […]