Today is my last day in Southampton. As you all know, I came here to do a second masters degree in Oceanography. I took a leap of faith in order to reach for my dreams: working as a marine conservationist … Continue reading Leaving Southampton Uni
The past few days I have not been active on this blog. That’s because it is deadline and exam time! I have been studying for my zooplankton exam on Tuesday this week. Nailed it and even enjoyed doing it, so … Continue reading Snapshots !
This week was boat week for our Oceanography course! We were getting accustomed to the sampling and measuring methods used by marine biologists and physical oceanographers. We were on three (!) different boats and got some lab experience as well. … Continue reading Boat week
Rewriting a scientific article to an engaging and easy to read magazine article. Article covered is ‘Fishing gear restrictions and biomass gains for coral reef fishes in Marine Protected Areas’. This popular science article I wrote in assignment for one of my courses at the University of Southampton. Continue reading A golden compromise: solely line fishing on coral reefs
This week was the best week so far. Most of the students have moved into their halls (flats) and some have started lectures already. The halls are crowded and lively. I like it. Still missing two flatmates though haha. Tomorrow … Continue reading Life here has finally started!
Soooo. Actually I am ready to go! I just have to wait 5 more days to leave and start my adventure. On the 20th the introduction week starts, with loads of activities in the city. The first semester officially starts … Continue reading All set? Go
After working two years at an international consultancy firm I realised this wasn’t for me. I had studied earth sciences [the science of the OUTSIDE] only to sit behind an ever-changing desk (flexible working- not for me) and stare at … Continue reading Big steps