Loughborough Student Life

Loughborough Student Life

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Being a sustainable student!

World Environment Day was on the 5th June 2019! Living on the 438 acres of the beautiful green and biodiverse campus that Loughborough is, I thought I’d gather some tips on how to be a sustainable student.

Art Degree Show 2019 Review

As a first year Graphic Communication and Illustration student, I took the time to look around Loughborough’s annual Art Degree Show exhibition. I found this truly inspiring knowing that I’ll be up there in 2 years time.

8 things to ask at a University open day

Coming to an open day can really help to finalise your decision on which university is for you, and where you can see yourself studying and living next year.

Surviving on a budget

One of the biggest surprises for me at Loughborough was that the monthly expenses here could average to approximately £300, if budgeted well.

Out and About

A recent conversation with a friend, Kavi, made me realise about the status quo of ‘coming out’. This somehow seemed a very relevant topic to me, and will also remain close to my heart. I hope I can share our perspectives through the following excerpts inspired from our conversation… 

Our Uni best bits

With the academic year coming to an end, I think it’s important to remember all the best bits of the year as we are all met with exam and coursework pressures. So, I interviewed some friends to see which bits of Loughborough 18-19 they’ve ‘luffed’ the most!

Making the most of the summer before University

I remember my A-Levels well and to say it was a stressful time for me would be an understatement! I definitely needed to spend a portion of my summer relaxing (you all deserve it)! That said, you can still be productive with some of your time…

Becoming successful and employable

It’s fair to say that most students come to uni with an idea of where they want to be and little idea of how to get there. So, here’s a few tips I’ve picked up about how to get an Aston Martin on your driveway and a mindset for success!

Dyslexia: How Loughborough turned my weakness into a strength

I was quite apprehensive about starting university with my dyslexia. At school I was the only one in A level classes with dyslexia. I struggled to read a book, organise my work and even spell my friends’ names correctly. Don’t even get my started on the problem I get when ‘Cha Cha Slide’ comes on […]

Coping with homesickness at University

Currently, over this Easter holiday, I’m reuniting with friends and family in beautiful Essex. Returning home brings mixed feelings since the contrast between home life and Loughborough life is so huge!