A day in the life of Cambridge student
• A day in the life of a student in Cambridge
Excursions now lead is everywhere - from the secret rooms of the Vatican to the breweries. But no matter how eloquent or had a guide, visitors will hardly be possible to experience the life of this place, to know how it is seen by people who have been there every day.
In Cambridge, one of the best universities in the world, visited by thousands of tourists. They usually show ancient buildings, marble monuments and other attributes of greatness. And it looks like a dining room on campus, do not show.
Shani Vetilaka from Sydney last summer, arrived in Cambridge. For anyone interested in it in detail is illustrated with photographs one day of his university life.
But first, of course, selfie. Shani - in the center. She is now a freshman at the Faculty of Law at Trinity College, founded in 1546. Together with other 30 Trinity College, in fact, forms Cambridge University.
Shani lives in the house (do not dare call it a hostel), which seats 25 students, in the heart of Cambridge. For this plate with the settlement plan, you can even find out on which floor.
This is her private room. All students are fed free breakfast in the dining room, but the girl has a refrigerator. And in front of him - a small kitchen.
It's pretty compact and ergonomically.
The dining room for those who do not want to cook for themselves.
Shani prefers to eat at home. Still, such a view from the window! This building for over 400 years. Wood is probably the same age.
So, finished with breakfast. Lectures do not have today, but jobs abound. Perform their girl goes to the library.
but quickly abandons the idea to hold such a wonderful day in the four walls. And with a laptop sits on the edge of the fountain.
By noon Domashka made. And in just two hours. In such scenery it seems better.
This is the main building of the Faculty of Law, where Shani attends lectures. At the faculty studying about 700 students.
Lecture Hall in all its glory. Now it is held for a special event.
Coffee Time. The local coffee shop recently started making a lovely frappe.
You can also prepare for the upcoming exam. The bar is pretty quiet, and chairs - better than you can imagine.
At two o'clock it's time to go back to the room to change clothes and meet with friends. On the way to the campus takes Shani neighborhood. Tree - St. John's Church.
There is always something to do in Cambridge. Today decided to look into one of the many tea.
Pastry and tea - it is a very in English. The range, however, is not the rich, so the girls try to go to different tea.
In the Cambridge study people from around the world. Today at the table gathered native four continents.
After tea - back to campus. Now it is quiet, but tourists do not usually give overcrowded.
Shani need to take a laptop and books for the workshop, or, as they say here, supervision. It is an activity that is carried out by the students themselves, going to a small group.
Arrange it locked, of course, no one is going. There are also special places on the green lawns.
These workshops are an important part of the educational process. The term can be up to ten pieces. And to prepare for each required several hours.
After Shani workshop is sent to the student assembly in the Cambridge Union - the place where the participants sit discussion club of the same name. In the photo - the main hall. Bench stand opposite each other, to adherents of different points of view looked opponents face.
In general, the campus a lot of places brimming with history. This, for example, a hall for celebrations in Christ's College.
Tonight Shani goes to university dinner, to which you can invite your friends. It will start only at 19:30, but the question is, what kind of shoes to wear, does not tolerate haste.
All Cambridge students don the mantle. Each college color. For Trinity fixed cobalt.
During the official part followed a merry gatherings in champagne company.
Closer to midnight Shani returned home to gather strength for the next day, no less exciting.