8 Things I’ll Miss About Reading Town

Now that I’ve started winding down from university, and namely living around universities, I’ve been thinking about what I’ll most miss about that atmosphere. Potentially the first in a series. A photo from the main Wantage building across the second quad to the second set of room where we stayed as first years. Walking to … Continue reading 8 Things I’ll Miss About Reading Town

In Which I am a Graduate

It's been one of those long journeys that passes in the blink of an eye, but yesterday I stood in front of a hall of people and shook hands with The Chancellor of Reading before accepting a scroll of paper from him, otherwise known as a degree certificate. Yesterday, I officially graduated from the University … Continue reading In Which I am a Graduate

Photo of the Week: Moorchicks

Want more little fluffy things for this middle of Spring? I have you covered! These baby moorhens (and sadly some of the only photos I was able to take this week) are new to the campus lake and followed their mama. Look at that chick standing atop the rock!

Photo of the Week: Fluffies

It's been a while, I know. I'm slogging through my dissertation. So. Nearly. Done. At least Spring is officially here and the campus is coming alive. Take, for instance, this snap from the week of our Egyptian Geese - and their new chicks!

Photo of the Week: Song of the Shield

(Yes, it's upsidedown. It's artistic. :P) It's Reading University's 90th year and we are having some internal celebrations, which is lovely to be part of. Our Chamber Choir has been asked to sing this traditional song found in the archives at the court meeting on the main day of celebration this term. So, we've been … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Song of the Shield

7 Quick Takes – 6 Types of Assessment

Since it's been a hectic couple of weeks for me in my third year of uni (at the fabulous University of Reading in the UK), what with this being my dissertation* term and having deadlines Friday, Monday, and Thursday, I thought I'd take the opportunity of the Quick Takes list to describe a bit about … Continue reading 7 Quick Takes – 6 Types of Assessment