🐘 Uganda: Trip of a Lifetime 🐘

🐘 Uganda: Trip of a Lifetime 🐘

At the beginning of July, I was lucky enough to spend two weeks exploring the South of Uganda, the country that Winston Churchill named β€˜the Pearl of Africa’. Although I was unsure of what to expect, it has now become my favourite country and I have already confirmed to a friend who lives there that I will be returning as soon as I can! With my family, we spent our days searching for lions on safari, trekking through mountains and rainforest, exploring the local communities and their beautiful people and, of course, tracking gorillas in their natural habitat.

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πŸ‘ Why do a Masters? πŸ‘

πŸ‘ Why do a Masters? πŸ‘

I think if you had asked me at the beginning of my undergraduate degree whether I was going to consider doing a masters, I probably would have told you, β€˜not a chance - I’ve had 21 years of education let’s not add on anymore’. But my three years of studying English here at Plymouth Uni has changed that for me. Earlier this year, I decided that I loved the study of literature too much to quit learning about it just yet, and went in search of a Masters programme. As much as I have loved studying in Plymouth, I become restless and want to explore somewhere new! I also felt that my swimming could benefit from a change of programme, as it did dramatically when I moved to Plymouth. Luckily, I found both the course and the swimming programme at Edinburgh University, and come September I will be pursuing my interest in cross-cultural literature on their Comparative Literature course. I COULD NOT BE MORE EXCITED!

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