I remember the second term of first year really well. Gone were the days of feeling like you were on a 10 week summer camp, and welcome to the days of exams, essay writing and the sorting of houses for second year. The days also seemed colder, darker and longer and for some people, the … Continue reading Housing dilemmas!
Month: January 2016
Wading Through a Winter Waterland
Well exams are finally over! I hope my time at university doesn’t give me a lasting association of Christmas with revision. But I have the weekend to relax now. I have to say that this festive period wasn’t improved by the fear of flooding, before I went away the river had already burst its banks, … Continue reading Wading Through a Winter Waterland
Trains, Timetables and Tests!
Hi guys! I hope you’re all well and had a lovely Christmas and New year. In this blog, I thought I would give you a bit of an insight as to what it is like living as a First year Psychology student here in York! First and second year timetables are of a very similar … Continue reading Trains, Timetables and Tests!
An International Perspective
The University of York is a collegiate university, meaning that when you join, whether living on campus or not, you become a member of one its nine colleges. During my first year, I lived in Constantine College, where I moved in with a number of international students. In just one apartment, there were three British, one German, … Continue reading An International Perspective
It can be very overwhelming looking at different universities and the way they structure their courses. Above all, you have to pick the one that you think will be best suited to you. I choose York because I liked the way the course was structured over the three years as well as the variety of … Continue reading Politics@York
With the new year ahead, it is the perfect time to recap on all of the fantastic projects we have produced. Despite the early stages we were at (in our first year), we began implementing our Java skills from day one. After a term of working with the Processing programming language (built on Java), we … Continue reading Projects
What’s so good about the city of York?
Hello again! Welcome back to York after the holiday season! By now, you’re probably trying to make the decision about which one of your chosen universities you would like to attend. You’ve probably spent the past few months (or longer) looking through prospectus after prospectus, comparing course content and entry requirements until it felt like … Continue reading What’s so good about the city of York?
Christmas as a Criminology Student
Christmas is always the best time of the year to relax and unwind with family and friends. However when you are a student Christmas is still a time you feel you should be studying and continuing with your work. This Christmas has been a great one, with lots of fun activities happening throughout the festive … Continue reading Christmas as a Criminology Student
Societies and Careers, time to explore!
Societies play a huge part of university life here at York. They’re central to the student-organised activities at university and provide the best way of finding other people that are interested in the same things as you. Not only are they a whole lot of fun, but they can give you experience that might come … Continue reading Societies and Careers, time to explore!
Where to eat Vegan/Vegetarian in York!
Week one of Spring term is always crazy – it’s exam week, Christmas and New Year have only just gone by and moving back up to York after the break leaves everyone a little flustered! After exams, I spent a bit of time doing some retail therapy in Leeds. With Leeds only being 25 minutes away … Continue reading Where to eat Vegan/Vegetarian in York!