I arrived at Loughborough in 2013, having never studied ‘engineering’ in my life before. I didn’t have LinkedIn, I had never had a job, and I certainly didn’t know what a CV was.
When the Doctoral College at Loughborough Uni sent out a description of this three-day opportunity in their e-mail bulletin, I was blissfully ignorant of the importance and pedigree of the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES). In fact, I learned the competition was first held in 1995 at Loughborough University!
For this blog I decided to write about some things for your first year that I would definitely recommend doing.
Changing environments and moving into an unfamiliar place can cause a surge of emotions that, if not handled properly, can cause mental distress and discomfort. This blog will help explain how you can rearrange and decorate your new living space to ensure peace of mind whilst not breaking the bank.
As the new academic year begins, it’s time to get organised. And as this month is National Finance Planning Month I thought I’d write this blog on budgeting. Something every student has to look at every once in a while, to ensure they don’t get dangerously deep in overdraft and student credit cards.
My name is Elliot and I am a Physics and Mathematics student currently studying abroad at Purdue University in Indiana.
As I am writing this blog I am halfway through my first-year summer break (it’s gone way too quick!). I have been lucky enough to spend this first half of my summer traveling a little around Europe and working as a nannie in between my time abroad.
Even though I was an exchange student in the USA, so I had experienced living abroad for one year, I had never been to England, never really heard true British accent before or never even seen any of the universities in England in real life before coming to Loughborough. So it was a totally new, […]
If I’m completely honest, I’m really struggling to find the right words to start this blog because it doesn’t feel real that I’ve actually graduated! After three years of rehearsals, performances, presentations, tests and essays, it’s all over. I know I said that when I handed in my last assignment, but this is really it! […]
One of the most common questions I get after people hear that my accent is from the United States is: “What is different in the UK from the US?” Without fail, I am caught by surprise and stumble my way through an answer about driving on different sides of the road or spelling words slightly […]