Loughborough Student Life

Loughborough Student Life

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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.

Work hard, play often?

Hammocks in the library? Revision lectures in the pub? Sure, start-up culture and modern company values imply office ping-pong tournaments and free beer in the name of “work-life balance”, but what does that magic buzzword mean… and should I care. For this blog post, I’ve consulted some of my friends and colleagues on their methods […]

Why a PhD?

In this blog, I talk about my reasons for trying to earn a PhD, what I am researching, and a key support for making the most of my studies at Loughborough University. Why a PhD? People decide to continue in higher education for many reasons and I am no different. While my journey to pursuing […]

Saying Bye to My First Year

Today was the first day of saying bye since one of my friends is leaving home already tomorrow. Even though I am going to see him after the summer, it is a really weird feeling not to see someone for three months when you are used to seeing them almost every day. You don’t realise […]

What to do in times of stress

So once again, I’ll be writing a blog post aimed at helping those with exams and big deadline hand-ins due to being exam season, and ultimately the time when students experience the highest stress levels. This time I wanted to write about what to do when it all just gets too much, and you feel […]

It’s official! My time as a Loughborough student is now OVER!

I handed in my last ever assignment on Monday 4th June and as soon as I clicked on ‘submit’. Suddenly, I felt so nervous, confused, excited and lost! I didn’t know what or how to feel. It was definitely a happy moment to have finished my degree which I have worked so hard for over […]

Coping with Stress

Stress is a neurological or physiological reaction to help us cope with an external event. However, in a world that creates interventions and gives advice on how to reduce stress we often forget that stress isn’t all bad. For example, it can increase our alertness and improve our behavioural and cognitive activities, thus our performance. […]