MATRICULATION | Uni Diaries

Oxford have this thing where all of the freshers have to be formally admitted into the university and this is called Matriculation. We wear sub fusc (black gowns, white shirts, black skirt/trousers, ribbon/bow tie etc. – it basically means dark formal clothing in Latin), carry our mortarboard (for we’re not allowed to wear them until we graduate […]

If We Were Having Coffee… | Vol. 15

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that Oxford really does throw you into the deep end with work. The transition between freshers’ week and term starting was non-existent. Freshers’ at our college started on Tuesday 4th and by Saturday 9th  people were already in the library getting work done (yes, Oxford gave us […]

If We Were Having Coffee… | Vol. 13

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I have spent most probably a ridiculous amount for university already. I have spent so much money on clothes that I actually don’t quite believe it. However, saying that, I haven’t had Winter for two years and I was in dire need of some warmer clothes and new pairs […]

If We Were Having Coffee… | Vol. 12

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I’m bringing back my Christmas Blogger Gift Swap and you can sign up to this year’s one right here (go ahead – you know you want to!) I’m really excited about hosting it again this year as I wasn’t able to last Christmas (y’know, travelling and […]

Thoughts #5

I’ve lately been having far too many thoughts jumbled around in my head and felt I needed to jot them down. Here goes… #1 I start university in little over a month. What. The. Heck. I’m excited as hell but at the same time I’m absolutely terrified. How will I cope with the workload, especially after not doing […]

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