Anne-Sophie at UEA

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

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


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

25 July, 2017 · 5 Comments

UEA FLY Festival: Poetry with a Punch

I just got home from an amazing day: the first day of the UEA Fly Festival! It’s finally started! I didn’t know about it until I started a press traineeship … Continue reading

10 July, 2017 · Leave a comment

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


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

Emptiness and Nostalgia

I am sat in Unio, by the windows overlooking the square. I woke up early this morning — Sunday — having planned lots of things to do today, starting with … Continue reading

21 May, 2017 · 3 Comments

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

19 May, 2017 · 8 Comments

French Election: Hope, Denial, Anger.

A week ago, the results of the first round of the presidential election in France came out. Last Sunday was also an exciting day, a memorable day, but above all … Continue reading

1 May, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

7 April, 2017 · 10 Comments

Busy weekend in London

I am finally back home after a semester (that’s not quite over yet) that went incredibly quickly. I have had such a good semester so far though! 😀 I’ve enjoyed … Continue reading

30 March, 2017 · 3 Comments

Nobody gets my name in the UK

I never realised that making people understand my first name would be such a problem in the UK. I believed that, like in France, my Polish surname would be the … Continue reading

22 March, 2017 · 4 Comments

Motivational Playlist

I’ve been working on this motivational playlist that I’m not quite proud of for a while. Yes, it might be full of weird or cheesy songs but it never fails … Continue reading

1 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

Do Something Different Week

“Do Something Different Week” is an exciting week of activities going on on campus and giving you the opportunity to try lots of new things and really make the most … Continue reading

18 February, 2017 · 1 Comment

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 Day I Saw Queen Elizabeth II

Where do I even start? I saw Queen Elizabeth II at UEA today. I simply cannot believe it. Did I spend the whole day dreaming? If you read my previous … Continue reading

27 January, 2017 · 8 Comments

The Queen at UEA

Alright guys… What is happening is absolutely unbelievable… QUEEN ELIZABETH II IS COMING TO UEA NEXT FRIDAY!!!!! (Not just for fun, she’s going to visit the Fiji exhibition at the amazing … Continue reading

20 January, 2017 · 6 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

New Year Resolutions

Bonne année! Bonne santé! Last time I had New Year resolutions, it was around the age of 13 and it was to stop biting my nails (it worked!!). Although I … Continue reading

2 January, 2017 · 5 Comments

Being French in England

France and the United Kingdom aren’t that far away and have a lot in common, so it is not surprising that there aren’t lots of major cultural differences. British humour … Continue reading

28 December, 2016 · 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

Beauty in Nature

Can anything be better than sunset and UEA? I don’t think so. Sometimes you just really have to stop everything, look, breathe, and enjoy the stunning beauty of nature! My photographs … Continue reading

12 December, 2016 · 1 Comment

Teach First Assessment Centre

I am writing this on the train, on my way back from London. Today was such a long, stressful and exhausting day. I spent it at a Teach First Assessment … Continue reading

6 December, 2016 · 2 Comments

I Am 22!

Another year has passed! Another birthday celebrated in England, too. I arrived in Norwich just before I turned 20, and it feels like this was many years ago. I can’t … Continue reading

4 December, 2016 · 8 Comments

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

I’m a Student Ambassador!

I am a student Ambassador for UEA!  😀 I was starting to lose hope and thought I’d failed the interview but it turns out my mobile was being stupid and … Continue reading

10 November, 2016 · 3 Comments

Third Year, Final Year

So this is it, my last year of university has started, the final stretch of the “student” chapter of my life. Don’t get me wrong: I can’t wait to finish … Continue reading

1 October, 2016 · Leave a comment

Vegetarian Quinoa Salad

I “invented” this quinoa salad back home and found it perfect for summer! It’s not too late for you to try it out: it is a perfect healthy and light meal … Continue reading

27 September, 2016 · 2 Comments
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