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Jonathon - A typical day

January 1 2020
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My typical uni day

An average day when studying maths at Hertfordshire University consists mainly of commuting, lectures and study.

Going from the beginning of my day, lectures start at 09:00 on some days, which is a long struggle to get up and out by 07:30 but it gets done. I only like that time to beat the motorway traffic and get a good short walk in before lectures, great to clear the head and get ready to learn.

Other days they can be at 11:00, or if you're lucky 13:00. These are the lie in days or catch up on extra study before driving to university.

Once at university, lectures are typically 2 hours and we cover a lot of content, normally a whole section or chapter.

After the first lecture, depending on my timetable it's either a tutorial or a break. During my break, I either head to the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) or the PAM Ready Room and do some extra study or just relax a bit before the next lecture or tutorial.

An average day at University ends at 17:00 or 18:00 for me but my average day does just end there.

Depending on the day I have either society meeting and socials, scouts or sports that I attend on a regular basis so I'm always active whether in or out of University.

At the end of the day, there is nothing I enjoy more than either a bit of gaming with friends or a good nights sleep.