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Exam Results Are Back!

Today was a very eventful day. Aside from the less obvious (the music DVD I won arriving in the post) we got our exam results back! Looking back to a month ago (already?! these four weeks passed in an instant really!), when everybody was struggling to cram as much as possible into their brains, I have to say I enjoyed the exams. It was inevitably stressful and didn't always go as planned but in a way it was something familiar. Continue reading →

Getting started: Part 2

In my last post I've focused mostly on my getting accustomed to uni life, which went far better than I expected it to. But of course that is only half of the story. I came to ECS, like most of the people in my course, to study. To be honest in the first couple of weeks I found myself learning mostly maths (discrete maths being the most terrifying module of the entire course so far) and a bit of self-study web development for coursework. Continue reading →

Getting started: Part 1

It's been almost two whole months since I started the Computer Science course at ECS. It still sometimes feels like a dream. I remembered reading about the University and student life before coming, getting ready and, most of all, getting excited. I wanted to find out more about Southampton as well as living in the United Kingdom. Everything turned out to be completely different from what I had anticipated. Different and better. Continue reading →