2015-16

Blog posts made during the 2015-16 academic year.

  • “Although of course you end up becoming yourself”*

    Every day now the end of my journey looks closer and closer, and I’ll have to start saying my good-byes soon. My first farewell though is to my readers, as it is time for a wrap up of this diary...

  • The Daily Struggle

    For those doing placement next year, I want to give an insight to an average day at Lawyers for Human Rights. Perhaps some may want to apply themselves next year. Lawyers for Human Rights is “an independent human rights organisation with...

  • A guide to the anxious person's first day!

    Do you ever stay awake at night, looking at the ceiling, with a deep sense of anxiety deep inside you don’t really know where it comes from but you can’t chase away?   For me that is quite regular. I...

  • Rejoignez une Alliance!

    South Africa is a famously multilingual nation. It has eleven official languages, so usually you converse with others in their second or even third tongue. This makes you ever and painfully conscious of your status as a monoglottic imbecile. Especially...

  • Ellie & Roisin's year at SHPI

    Final countdown at the SHPI - 1 month, 6 days, 16 hours to go... We can't believe how quickly this year is going! The last month has been one of the busiest yet, full of health checks and fitness tests! NHS Health Checks This...

  • The end of an era…!

    This is my 10th and final blog about my placement year at London 2012 Olympic legacy charity Join In UK. To quote Rachel from Friends, it really is the end of a mini era!   How time flies...  I can’t...

  • "Making Time!"

    This is my 9th blog about my placement year at London 2012 Olympic legacy charity Join In UK. Trip to the West End! One of the ‘classic’ London things to do is to see a musical in the West End....

  • Ellie & Roisin's year at SHPI

      BASES Student Conference 2016 Just before Easter we travelled across the country to Bangor, Wales for this years BASES student conference. This involved two days of talks by leading sports scientists, workshops and short student presentations. This was a great opportunity...

  • New research and eccentric commuters !

    Placement Blog 8 This is my 8th blog about my placement year at London 2012 Olympic legacy charity Join In UK. Behavioural Insights… For the last couple of weeks I have been lucky to be involved in another area of...