Loughborough Student Life

Loughborough Student Life

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The End of First Year

So, it’s come to that time of the year again when summer exams finish, the wait for results begin, and a summer starts. But one difference this year is that I have officially finished my first year at university!

FIRST YEAR OVER

It feels like I started my first year in university a couple of months ago and now it’s over. I’ve made friends for a lifetime and met people that I would cherish forever.

Tara & her mum – a university interview

So Tara, how was your first year at Loughborough? Tara: First year was so fun! My first year grades didn’t count towards my final graduation grade; I just had to pass to make it into second year. This took a bit of the pressure off and meant I could still go out with my friends- […]

South Africa Challenge

As Business School students we are introduced to many opportunities and projects that we can take part in. One of them was South Africa Challenge, which one of my lecturers told me about some time at the beginning of the year.

Why a PhD?

In this blog, I talk about my reasons for trying to earn a PhD, what I am researching, and a key support for making the most of my studies at Loughborough University. Why a PhD? People decide to continue in higher education for many reasons and I am no different. While my journey to pursuing […]

Saying Bye to My First Year

Today was the first day of saying bye since one of my friends is leaving home already tomorrow. Even though I am going to see him after the summer, it is a really weird feeling not to see someone for three months when you are used to seeing them almost every day. You don’t realise […]

What to do in times of stress

So once again, I’ll be writing a blog post aimed at helping those with exams and big deadline hand-ins due to being exam season, and ultimately the time when students experience the highest stress levels. This time I wanted to write about what to do when it all just gets too much, and you feel […]