Coming into the home stretch…
Dec01

Coming into the home stretch…

We’re approaching the end of term here at Leicester Uni and tensions are, of course, running high. In England, your entire grade rests on two essays or one essay and an exam (at least for Politics students!) and our essay due dates are quickly approaching. It has been difficult to find the books in the library, but I have managed to scrape by without purchasing a single textbook this term! It’s a wonderful thing. In spite...

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Vive le France!
Oct30

Vive le France!

It has been a while since my last submission as a Bama Blogger — but only because I’ve been travelling! When we all arrived, haggard and jetlagged, in Heathrow airport, we expected a week to get to know people and put our lives in order. However, as international students, we found that instead of a single week, we had two before classes began! Having explored Leicester during the first week, myself and three other...

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Cheers from Leicester, England!
Oct08

Cheers from Leicester, England!

We are drawing closer and closer to October, and classes have yet to start at the University of Leicester. I will be studying from October 6th to December 12th, making this my shortest school year ever — I, and my counterparts at British universities, had a five month summer this year! However, since I’ve now been here a week, I’ve had a little bit of time to explore the city of Leicester. Leicester is the 8th...

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