A Catch-Up: Third Year of University, Term One

You guessed it, I’ve just finished my first term of my third year of University. I have just one term left before I’m finished with uni for good!

It’s scary, isn’t it? This term seems to have gone so ridiculously quickly, I feel like I have only just managed to come up for air on some days. The first part of term one went very quick, we didn’t have any assignments due which is unusual as in my previous two years we have had at least a formative assignment due in that period.

It was unnaturally relaxing, in the sense that I for one worried that I had to be doing so much more than I actually was. Don’t get me wrong, I was still working, but I was working towards projects which I only handed in on the 8th, 9th and 10th weeks of the term. It would be silly of me to say too that I haven’t been busy. I’m juggling an awful lot behind the scenes which hopefully I will be able to share with you all soon. It hasn’t just been university work. I know, I know, that is possibly one of THE most annoying things I could say, but it’s true. I also celebrated my birthday which you may have seen a few posts agoย and was nominated for two UK Blog Awards, despite only blogging for just over 6 months!

An awful lot of my projects this term have been very creative based, which I love. I absolutely love being more creative in my work and it definitely is a nice relief from written essays but me being the perfectionist I am, means I naturally put so much more effort and time into these projects to make sure I am 100% happy. If I’m not well… Let’s not go there!

I have one assignment due on Monday, a re-writing of Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’, one due late January and then after that I will be starting my final term at University. To think that three years ago I didn’t even know what I wanted to do is so strange. I was studying on a journalism course which I found out wasn’t for me and decided university was the next option. I’m so glad that I made that choice, I have made the most amazing friends and memories and in a few months time I’ll have a degree!

One bit of coursework I handed in this term.

For now though, I’m having a break from essay writing to help my family decorate our Christmas tree. It’s been up in the living room for a few days but I asked my Dad to wait before decorating for when I got home. Whether you’ve just finished your term at university or you’re finishing this week, find the time to relax a little and enjoy the festivities. After all it is Christmas so you’re allowed to have a little fun!

Hope you’ve enjoyed this mini catch-up and enjoyed seeing some of the memories I made during this term! Who’s excited for Christmas, just ten days to go! As you’ll be able to tell from my other Blogmas posts, I’m very festive already!

All photography featured in this blog post is my own.

23 Comments

  1. You’ve got this degree in the bag! Also, I love your Christmas toys in the pictures ๐Ÿฆ‰ x

    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Thank you! x

  2. Its my crazy beautiful life says:

    First off, Congrats to making it this far! Second, love that you are taking time for you, everyone needs to learn to do that. And lastly, I love your pjs! This post was great and its so awesome on how far you have come and going!

    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Thank you, it’s so important I’ve definitely made sure I take the time now that I’m getting busier! Thank you, it’s my favourite festive onesie! What’s your blog, I’d love to read your posts! x

  3. Congrats on sticking to Blogmas – what a challenge!! We are currently in Australia where it is 30+ degrees, not feeling christmassy in the slightest but reading the blogmas posts have helped put us in a festive mood!

    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Awh that’s such a lovely thing to hear, I’m glad you’ve enjoyed reading them! x

  4. Wow, that’s so cool that you’ve nearly finished with your degree! I’ve just started mine and finishing it seems so far away! I’m sure the next three years will fly past though! Good luck with your last term!

    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      The next three years will definitely fly past, believe me! Thank you, good luck to you too!

  5. Doesn’t time just fly!! You’ll have finished uni before you know it! I hope you have a great Christmas Imogen! <3 xxxx

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    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Thank you so much Chloe, have a lovely Christmas too! xxxx

  6. What a lovely post! Sounds like you’ve had such a lovely term. Congratulations on being nominated for the two blogging awards, that’s great news! Just shows for all the hard work you’ve put in since starting. I hope you have a lovely Christmas and I wish you all the best for your last couple of terms! They are the ones that truly push you.

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    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Thank you so much! This is such a lovely comment! So close, yet so far! xx

  7. Hey love ๐Ÿ™‚ Oh gosh I remember my third year of uni. It’s so exciting but gosh does it go quick ๐Ÿ™‚ Love that you’re a December baby! I am too! I’m excited to hear about your behind the scenes projects. Savor this last year won’t you! Rach x

    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      So so quickly, I didn’t expect it to go so fast! I’m actually a November baby, I was born on the 27th but I had so many celebrations I just posted on the first day of Blogmas! Sorry to disappoint, hope you’ll still stick around haha! x

      Thank you for such a lovely comment! x

  8. I’m glad to hear that you are enjoying your time in university. I am so ready for Christmas! These next few days can’t go by fast enough.

    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Thank you – they definitely can’t! 9 days to go! x

  9. Ashley Firth says:

    What a lovely post! I can remember my third year! Enjoy the rest of your studies ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Thank you! x

  10. Macey Gloria says:

    That last photo is the best!! You look so cosy & festive in that little nook. I’m in the middle of my second year of uni, and reading posts like these always give me some inspiration & a push to keep going because it will all be worth it in the end. Can’t wait to see you succeed in this venture & with your blog & art, etc! x

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    1. Imogen Chloe says:

      Haha, thank you! Glad you enjoyed! Ooh you’re so close now, what are you studying? I’ve probably asked before but forgotten so I apologise! Thank you so much for your continual support! xx

      1. Macey Gloria says:

        I’m studying history! I’ve got a couple years left as I want to get my special subject teaching credential in American History ๐Ÿ™‚ & of course!! xx

        1. Imogen Chloe says:

          Oooh wow, that sounds interesting! I loved history at school but it was so hard so it’s amazing you’re doing a degree in it! xx

  11. […] Do you share any of the same festive favourites as us? Can’t wait to share the final few Blogmas posts with you all, there’s some baking, decorating and Christmas card making! If you didn’t catch my last two posts, have a peek at the Gingerbread House I made hereย and read my University update post here! […]

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