Two weeks in the Arctic

Hello everyone! As promised by some of my posts on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter, here is an article about my summer course at UNIS (University Centre in Svalbard), in Longyearbyen (78°N!). It was called “Shipping in the Arctic”, and lasted from the end of July to mid-August (2 weeks). You have to know that Longyearbyen does not experience... Continue Reading →

Why go part-time?

As we near the end of semester two I watch those around me get more and more stressed as their multiple deadlines near, their dissertation ideas become more and more of a reality and job and PhD searches become interviews. I on the other hand, am not feeling the strain of postgraduate study life. This... Continue Reading →

What lies beyond lectures? Seminars, workshops and talks that captured my interest and added to my Masters experience

  It’s true that most of your postgraduate university life will be spent in lectures, reading or studying. However, it is important not to forget that there are so many other amazing things going on in the outside world, that do actually compliment your education. Many people will choose to join societies or athletic clubs,... Continue Reading →

My Experience of Geoscience

Geosciences is a broad discipline that ranges across science and humanities, drawing connections between them.  However my experience of studying geography as a social science specifically, has further broadened my understanding of what geosciences can be, which is what makes the discipline so interesting. I am currently a second year MA geography student. The first... Continue Reading →

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