University can be stressful. I’d say it’s 10% stress and around 90% fun. Nights out = Fun Lectures = Fun (Mostly…) Exams = Lol, nope. Exams are the root of all evil, but that doesn’t mean we can get away with not doing them. I’ve just sat my third set of university exams, we have … Continue reading I’m addicted to coffee… and in about 10 months you will be too
Hi all! Today I thought I would discuss what the average week is like at YLS. Monday: So, on a Monday I enjoy a nice lie-in, not starting until 2.30pm, then I have a 2-hour PBL session. This is with the members of my Student Law Firm as well as a tutor. These tutors have … Continue reading A Week as a Law Student…
Hope you all had a wonderful winter holiday. I spent mine predominantly cooped up surrounded by work revising maths and electronic circuit theory for my January exams. If you had exams I really hope that they went well for you. I’m sure you did the best you could! However it’s 2017! A new year and … Continue reading Typical day of an second year electronics student
In this month’s blog post, I thought I’d tell you some more about the life of a student in the city of York. If you want to read my last article on what you can expect from a Politics course at York just click here. In your first year studying Politics at York you can … Continue reading Life as a student in York
University learning is very different from college and school, with a lot more independent learning. What many don’t realise is how much time ‘off’ from uni you will have – the holidays are so long! Having just spent 6 weeks off for Christmas, I thought it’d be a good idea to come up with some … Continue reading What to do with your time during the Christmas break
The answer to this question might seem a bit obvious: ‘more lectures, more seminars, more reading…’, but that’s not what I am referring to! What can you do to just relax and unwind after a difficult exam week and all the study you had to do for that beforehand? Well, I have a few personal … Continue reading Exams are over… what now?
Oh my gosh, I don’t know what to do with my life!!! I’m sure this is one thought that you may have experiences at some point in the run up to Uni. Is uni even the right thing for me? What if I get there and don’t like it? What if I get there and … Continue reading York, and then what? Careers, travel and further study
One of the exciting things about university is being able to work independently. This gives you the opportunity to be creative in how you go about designing your work habits. Based on my own experience, here are some tips. 1. Do one thing at a time While multitasking is often popular and seen as very … Continue reading Tips for working independently at uni
February is now upon us and for applicants this often involves a second visit to your prospective department for a post-offer applicant day. With this in mind, I’ll aim to give an in-depth answer to some of the most frequently asked questions at these events. What is involved in an average week for a Geography/Environment … Continue reading Environment/Geography FAQs – A Student’s Insight.
So last week I got an email asking me to include more details about Computer Science at York and so I thought I’d try my hand at making a ‘Day in the Life’ video. It might be terrible, it might be great but its essentially me carrying a camera around all day. Enjoy (or not?). … Continue reading A Look at Life at York