Anne-Sophie at UEA

Three years of my life as an EU student of English Literature at the University of East Anglia,England.


After a week, I am finally writing this post. I’ve been thinking about it the whole time and rehearsed it over and over again in my head over the past … Continue reading

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UEA: The End

MY DEGREE IS OFFICIALLY OVER! 🎉🎉🎉 I haven’t been able to write more this month because of how busy I have been since I came back to UEA after Easter. … Continue reading

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Why UEA?

I would choose UEA again a million times. And if I could, I know I would definitely stay here for another year (or more) to continue studying literature! I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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UEA Campus and Accommodation Tour

Here it is, finally! I am currently on holiday in New York with my family but I’ve prepared something for you 🙂 If you haven’t been able to visit UEA … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mum and Dad — Moving to UEA

I thought that leaving home and France would be a painful and sad moment with lots of tears, but to be perfectly honest, I was so excited. Since I got … Continue reading

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Reflection on Being a Student Blogger

When I received an email at the very beginning of my first year of university, explaining that my university’s Marketing team were looking for student willing to start blogs and … Continue reading

9 December, 2017 · 1 Comment

BCLT Internship Update

My blog is not dead! Apologies, apologies! This is an extremely late post about something I’ve been meaning to write about for over a month – but I have an … Continue reading

27 August, 2017 · 6 Comments

UEA FLY Festival 2017

As mentioned previously in my blog, I had the opportunity to be part of the 5th UEA FLY Festival, a literature festival for young people, as a trainee! FLY took … Continue reading

17 July, 2017 · 5 Comments

Paul Nash Exhibition

I’ve finally visited the Paul Nash exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre! Unfortunately, I hadn’t been able to go to the opening this time, I’d never heard of Paul Nash, and … Continue reading

16 June, 2017 · Leave a comment

Antony Gormley: 3X ANOTHER TIME

Antony Gormley’s “3X ANOTHER TIME” demonstrates, once more, how beautiful and unique the UEA campus is. The three statues were installed on campus during the Easter break and I was … Continue reading

14 June, 2017 · Leave a comment

FLY Festival Traineeship

More exciting news: I’m a trainee for the FLY festival! The FLY festival is a festival of literature for young people organised by UEA and taking place in Norwich in … Continue reading

11 June, 2017 · 3 Comments

Travel Literature: The Turkish Embassy Letters

As mentioned in my previous post, I got my Travel Literature essay back! I got 73%!!! I’m so relieved because with most essays, I usually know I’ll get around 65% … Continue reading

10 June, 2017 · 4 Comments

Project grades and graduation update

My degree is over for good now! I got both my project grades back and I did sooooo well I can’t even believe it. I knew I’d probably done well … Continue reading

8 June, 2017 · 2 Comments


I really wished I’d managed to write this post as soon as the exhibition opened but as you can see, I have been incredibly busy recently – even with university … Continue reading

7 June, 2017 · 1 Comment

Discussing Lemony Snicket and A Series of Unfortunate Events

A few weeks ago, I was asked to write the profile of an author of children’s literature as part of my application to the Fly Festival Press Traineeship. I had … Continue reading

4 June, 2017 · Leave a comment


KESHIKI (meaning “landscape” in Japanese) is the result of global collaboration and international effort. The series of booklets associates the short fiction of eight contemporary writers based in Japan, the … Continue reading

1 June, 2017 · 1 Comment

Big C Internship

Over the past few weeks, my life has been a series of unexpected and amazing news! To be honest, I still have trouble believing this is all real and worry … Continue reading

28 May, 2017 · 8 Comments

BCLT Internship

This post is the first of a series of excellent news! I got an internship with the British Centre for Literary Translation at UEA! I first heard of the BCLT … Continue reading

22 May, 2017 · 2 Comments

New Worlds: Science Fiction and Beyond, Project

Yesterday was a day I’d been looking forward to since the beginning of the semester, the project conference organised for the very amazing module I have mentioned in almost every … Continue reading

27 April, 2017 · 1 Comment

Science Fiction: Formative 3

Another formative assessment for Science Fiction! Like the previous one, I had to choose an article that I found interesting and that could be useful for my project and then … Continue reading

19 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

Great Yarmouth

In November, I finally went to Great Yarmouth (on my birthday). It was so empty but we got lucky because the weather was perfect! I really enjoyed it and plan … Continue reading

17 March, 2017 · 5 Comments

Science Fiction: Formative 2

Another formative assessment for Science Fiction! I wasn’t happy about it but it ended up being great because we had to pick a chapter from The Oxford Handbook of Science … Continue reading

11 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

Analysis of Cheever’s “The Swimmer”

So the title of my Cultures of Suburbia essay was: “The American Dream: tension between authenticity and artificiality in the post-war American suburb.” Yes — it is a very long … Continue reading

4 March, 2017 · 2 Comments

Science Fiction: Formative Task

For my very awesome Science Fiction module, we were given our first formative assessment (I hate doing them). It’s probably the weirdest one I’ve ever been given but after the initial … Continue reading

25 February, 2017 · 4 Comments

Cultures of Suburbia: Essay

Joy! Miracle! Relief! I got my Cultures of Suburbia essay back aaaaaaaaaaand I GOT 73%!!!!!!!!!! (Second best university grade.) Level of pride: 500%! I can’t say how happy I am … Continue reading

15 February, 2017 · 2 Comments

Nervous Narratives: Module and Essay

I finally got my Nervous Narratives essay back: I got 66%! I’m very happy about that and so relieved too! 😀 I really liked this module and already miss it, … Continue reading

10 February, 2017 · 4 Comments

Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific

I’ve been meaning to write this weeks and weeks ago but never found the time! Today — a week after the Queen’s visit to this exhibition and a week before … Continue reading

3 February, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Beginning of the End

Well… The time has come, it is the beginning of the end. I’ve been dreading this for months. My last semester of university at UEA (and probably at university ever … Continue reading

1 February, 2017 · 7 Comments

Semester Over

The Autumn semester is finally over: I have finished my last project! I am really relieved about that although I am getting extremely close to the end of my degree. … Continue reading

6 January, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Day in the Life of a Literature Student

I remember applying for English Literature courses at university, not really knowing where to start and feeling a bit lost. My main problem I think was having no idea what … Continue reading

24 December, 2016 · 1 Comment

Third Year, Hectic Year

I haven’t really done a proper life update since I came back to university in September so I think it is time to do so… There are still three weeks … Continue reading

27 November, 2016 · 7 Comments