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Graduation

This is the big moment, three years in the working. There is a sea of proud families to my left, while my geography peers surround me. The weight of my academic gown weighs down on my shoulders as I listen for the cue to start walking across the stage.

Fifteen hundred metres

Back in my awkward adolescent years, the 1500m was my athletic event of choice. I was okay, but never fantastic; I enjoyed, but never loved, and eventually drifted away from the sport.

How to make yourself more employable

So its summer and I’m expecting most of you will be reading this because A) you’re looking for a summer job, B) thinking about life after university, or C) because your ‘dream job’ turned out not so great.

kelsie at the coach and volunteering awards

My Loughborough highlights!

Hello, all of my lovely readers! As per usual, I hope you all are doing well the past month and are excited for the summer holiday coming up very soon. I have had a wonderful month with lots of events as the academic year is coming to an end. The first thing I would like […]

Timehop down under

My 20th birthday – this time last year – was one that will last long in the memory. The day before (May 22nd), myself and 8 friends jumped out of a plane from 15,000 feet, landing on a glorious beach in Jurien Bay. The day itself (May 23rd), I spent with ten chaps on a […]

laptop and revision notes

Exams at Loughborough explained

Bit of an advance warning, this won’t be the most exciting blog entry you’ve ever read. The last month or so has been exam and revision central for everyone at Loughborough. I’ve had 4 exams so far, with one left in a few days of writing this; struggling for motivation but looking forward to being […]

My last ever exam

I sit and my heart races. In fact, the hearts of those who surround me, sat at identically shaped, spaced and painted desks, are also probably racing. The synchronized clocks tick together, while the senior invigilators echos the word which I have now learnt to memory over the past 3 years out of the speaker system. Welcome to […]

Two golden Labradors at a puppy petting session.

How to deal with stress

The start of university for me was very much like coursework, revision, coursework, revision, and then as a break I’d probably treat myself to some coursework… You know, just for a change. Well yeh I kind of made it hard for myself, just a little bit…. I worked long hours, no breaks. There was a […]