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Challenge X

One of the perks of undertaking higher education is the opportunity to participate for FREE in extracurricular activities that are only available through a university. I recently participated in the first ever Challenge X, a unique 18-hour event that paired students with SMEs (small-to-medium enterprises) to develop solutions to real business problems. The event was […]

UCAS Clearing – 4 years later!

July 2014. Refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh… Keep on clicking, waiting for the results to show up on the front page. Heart racing, but no doubt that I will get my predicted marks. Refreshing for that coveted message of “YOU ARE GOING TO YOUR FIRM CHOICE UNIVERSITY”.

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!


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.