Meet some of our students...

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Meet some of our students...

Carly Stevenson - student profile Student profile - Carly Stevenson

"Studying English at Lincoln was the best decision I’ve ever made, as it has introduced me to a wealth of experience that has helped to shape both my present and my future. My time as an undergraduate has been truly memorable – I’ve had the chance to attend an international conference on 21st Century Literature and a poetry evening, where I had the opportunity of reading some of my own work to a public audience, whilst sharing the stage with the acclaimed poet Robert Powell. The poetry evening gave students from first year up to postgraduate level a unique insight into the creative writing industry and the success of this event was incredibly positive and encouraging. The English course here at Lincoln is both exciting and diverse – students are encouraged to work independently and pursue their own interests in assignments, all the while feeling reassured that the staff are consistently dedicated to providing the highest level of support and guidance. I would recommend this course to anyone wishing to develop their knowledge of Literature whilst gaining all the necessary skills for future employment."

Kate Parry - Student Profile Student Profile - Kate Parry

"The University of Lincoln and the staff in English have made an unimaginable future into something both possible and real"

I came to the University of Lincoln as a first year undergraduate in 2005, and at that point it was impossible for me to imagine that by 2014 I could be studying for a PhD, teaching undergraduates and organising an academic conference. The University of Lincoln and the staff in English have made an unimaginable future into something both possible and real, and I am now writing my PhD thesis upon a subject with which I am passionately engaged, that of human relationships with other animals as they emerge in late twentieth and early twenty-first century fiction.

I am postgraduate secretary for ASLE-UKI (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment), and organised the ASLE 2011 Postgraduate Conference. The aims, organisation and realisation of this project are kindly and generously supported and funded by ASLE UKI and the University of Lincoln.

I am also actively involved in the postgraduate community at Lincoln by co-ordinating a postgraduate study group for students in the College of Arts. I also sit on the College’s Teaching and Learning Committee, and have been teaching undergraduates since 2009. I am grateful to Lincoln for offering me this exciting and career-building opportunity as I am told by postgraduates in other institutions that this is not something that is easily come by.