Out of 25 applications, I got rejected 23 times before I said ‘yes’ to the placement of a lifetime.
Category archive: Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Over a year in Loughborough University, and it’s already time to bid farewell
Heartfelt congratulations to the 2019 cohort (Yayyy!). We are as excited to welcome you into our family as you are to come here!
A campus university comes with many benefits – it’s cosy, safe, convenient and economic.
One of the biggest surprises for me at Loughborough was that the monthly expenses here could average to approximately £300, if budgeted well.
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…
A couple of years ago, if someone had suggested pursuing a Master’s, I would have said “as if!”. Had they said a double Master’s, I would have been bemused by the ‘joke’.
During my most recent conversations with parents and prospective students, I have encountered the following questions: ‘How intimidating is sport in Loughborough?’ ‘Will I be a misfit here if I am not as sporty?’ ‘How does one survive if they have zero inclination towards sport?’
One semester into my course and I can’t fathom how my last four months at Loughborough University just flew by. And this journey has been incredible!
Placement. Moving away from home. Leaving your comfort zone. Three scary things to think about, however has anyone ever wished they never did them?