Preparing for science labs

Science students’ timetables mainly consist of lectures and labs, which is a bit different to other academic degrees. The first lab at uni can be a little bit daunting, especially if it is your first experience outside the classrooms at school; the lab coats making it seem so much more serious and important. The life…

Transitioning from first year to second year

So you’ve got a house to live in next year and you’re moving out of student halls – your emotions may be mixed about this but it is going to be good, trust me. No more fire alarms at 2am and (hopefully) no more loud parties down the corridor when you’re trying to sleep. Living…

Results day, clearing and an aspiring medical student…

A-level results day was one of the scariest days of my life. I woke up so early to get to school and find out what I’d got. However, when I opened my results envelope I didn’t find the letters I’d been hoping of. Not the letters I needed to get into medical school. Not the letters…

The long summer of a university student

Summer is here and we’ve got three months of sun (let’s hope the sun stays around for more than a week) and relaxation. Going home for summer is something I am looking forwards to immensely, but I am starting to think that I maybe need to do something at least sort-of productive before returning to Lincoln…

To bring or not to bring?

Starting university is one of the biggest things of your life so far and everything can get a bit overwhelming, I know it definitely was for me! Therefore, I have compiled my ideas of what to bring, and what not to bring when coming to university – to give you a helping hand in that department….

BCA Cheerleading Competition 2017

Friday 14th April 2017: BCA University Nationals Cheerleading Competition at Telford. The Lincoln Jets – the University of Lincoln’s cheerleading team compete at all three levels and on Friday 14th April we got the coach to Telford to compete in the British National Championships. It was madness on the coach with everyone doing hair and…

4 top tips if you’re homesick

University is a unique experience for everyone and for some it’s the first time properly being away from home. Many people think being away from home is the best thing ever but some people, like myself, miss home a great deal.