So sorry about my number of posts last month guys. I would like to say January is a particularly hectic month with exams and what not….but I don’t see my coming up months getting any less so.
You are catching me in a great mood right now (despite an impending lab report.. yes when you get to uni lab reports will be the bane of your existence!). As you may have noticed … it has SNOWED!!!!!!!!!! one of the things that makes me love Britain the most, the fact the whole country can bond over something.
If you are not at uni yet just want to tell you it is one of the most mental but amazing experiences ever. Even someone like me, who that didn’t get up to much before i got here, is completely run off my feet trying to keep up with everything going on. You will not get a chance to get bored at Imperial. Yes you will get so many worksheets that if you got them all out of your folder at the same time you may have to use your scientific brain to learn how to swim through paper to prevent yourself from drowning, but you will have a million other things to get up to as well. Apart from the lab reports (though remember your listening to someone more into theory) its all pretty interesting. For example I cant remember that last time before uni I was as excited as I was last week when I learnt triple integration! I couldn’t stop grinning in the lecture…I mean literally, I tried as I thought I must look weird to the other students!
Break down of a typical(ish) week at imperial:
-get an assessed problem sheet at the beginning of the weekend due in a week.
Sunday- go to London chinese new year celebrations and fireworks, catch a glimpse of some famous paintings at the national gallery at the same time.
Monday and Tuesday (as well as full day of lectures)- try and make a dent in assessed and non assessed problem sheets (oh yes still getting non assessed problem sheets this week) and french coursework
Wednesday- only half day of classes then off to local London school to act as teaching assistant for the afternoon then evening outing across the road to the one and only Cirque du Soliel! great to get subsisdised tickets with university halls.
Thursday (classes continue)- use that fact the library is practically 24/7 to stay up late finishing work due on friday… yes i know i should have finished it earlier.
Friday(more classes though half day only!) – after lectures celebrate having finished work due in by buying cookies and losing student card on the way back from store. panic looking for it. stop panicking. meet relative in london for tasty bread and butter pudding. ask security for help with card at 16:42. run to ID office top get there by 17:00 for new card. get there at 16:46 and find they close and 16:45. Give up eat cookies! using iplayer preparing for quite weekend stuck in halls working. get call to go to trendy club. head out with coat, oyster card and deodorant. Meet up with other university of london students, end up missing club but still have great night. crash in other uni halls.
spend all Saturday day chilling around london playing in snow. crash another night.
head back to halls for free brunch next day. have usual sunday freak out about work that hasn’t got done.
start panic working and the cycle begins again…..