Hi! I’m Lauren, and hopefully this blog will give you an idea of what it is like to be a student-athlete at Loughborough University. I currently play netball for Loughborough Lightning and England Netball, and I am in my fourth year of university, about to complete my degree in Sport and Exercise Science. It is […]
March was a non-stop month in the Loughborough bubble full of coursework deadlines, student ambassador commitments and most importantly the Loughborough Dance Competition, but first lets get the academics out of the way. I had my formative coursework assignments due this term and after many library visits and help from the trusty thesaurus, I finally […]
It is 3:00am; I am cuddled up in a blanket at 33,000 feet. I am sunburnt and tired, though most importantly, I am incredibly happy. It seems the geography field trip to New York has been quite an adventure – exploring, learning and enjoying. With us (sleeping students) dominating half of the plane I was […]
You may wonder how students manage to have both a social life, sleep and uphold their degree (I have no idea how we do it). But I’m going to go for the typical cliché explanation “you need good time management skills”, which unfortunately you can’t buy on eBay (sorry). However, the support available here at […]
In my first year, I very rarely ventured beyond the University campus. I was living with my new friends in the student village, I had all my lectures on campus, I ordered my food online and the majority of nights out were at the Student Union.
February was an extremely busy month for me in terms of being a part of the AU Dance team but with that came an immense amount of excitement as we had our annual dance show fast approaching! After numerous rehearsals and quite a lot of sweaty hours later, the weekend of Valentines Day we were […]
University presents me a life with its fair share of variance and unexpected elements.
I cannot think of anywhere else I would rather be but Loughborough! These past few months have been amazing! People say University is a place where you grow as an individual and explore new opportunities, and I can honestly say this could not be more true.
Making decisions and growing up is not always easy, but it is necessary. Today, if you asked me whether I believed going to university was the right decision, I would honestly tell you it was.