So I've left it until now to write a new blog post as I've been so busy in terms of studying and essay researching and presentation writing that I've not had energy for much else. But I'm nearing the end of the first semester ......and I’m sooo glad to say that I’ve managed to calm … Continue reading Thoughts on being a ‘mature’ student…..and the final push
So this blog post has been written over the first 3 weeks of my journey deeper into the academic world. It's been a bit traumatic, a bit wonderful and a bit in-between. It's also a bit (a lot) of rambling too, so please forgive me as my head was mashed for 3 weeks and I'm … Continue reading Planes, trains and academia …..or rather cars, croissants and a small matter of anxiety
So today I accepted the offer from the University of Leeds to study the MA in the History of Health, Medicine and Society, starting in September 2017. Wow. I waited to see how I felt when I clicked on the 'accept' button and I felt....great! Big smile on my face, great feeling inside and no 'oh … Continue reading To boldly go…
So, whilst waiting for official confirmation from the University of Manchester that I'd been accepted and after having received provisional confirmation from the Programme Director, I thought I'd revisit the course at the University of Leeds by going through it with a fine toothcomb . We (Mike, I & the pups) had paid a visit to … Continue reading An 11th hour change of mind?
This morning I found out that I'd been accepted onto the MSc course at the University of Manchester. Woo hoo! However I think no-one is more excited than Mike, for whom this means no more chewing of his ear off by myself, as to why I hadn't heard yet. Apparently the Faculty had only just received my application … Continue reading Hurrah, it’s a Christmas miracle!!