I’ve written before that nursing is a full-time course with long hours and 45 weeks of the year, so let’s talk about balance. I think now I’m half way through my second year, I’ve almost nailed it! University life is about more than learning and academia. It’s about friendship, growth and drinking (just kidding, sort … Continue reading Nursing at York: The Placement / Theory / Life Balance
Month: March 2017
Explore York on a budget…10 fun places to visit!
One of the advantages of attending the University of York is that you will be in the heart of one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic cities. Believe it or not, you can explore York by spending very little or nothing at all. If like me, you are always looking for things to do … Continue reading Explore York on a budget…10 fun places to visit!
Things to Consume: Passive Learning
Active thinking can be quite unpleasant and sometimes – despite not being the best way to learn – it’s nice to just sit back and absorb information. Books If you’re looking into Natural Sciences or a discipline within it, then there are some really great books out there to give you some insight into your subject. … Continue reading Things to Consume: Passive Learning
Having Erasmus Flatmates
While typically the purpose of Erasmus is to discover and experience a culture different from yours, in my case it has been even more than that. Obviously there is a majority of British students on my course and I’ve also met others outside of it, but having other Erasmus students as flatmates has given me the … Continue reading Having Erasmus Flatmates
A Day in the Life of a Linguistics Student
When I first came to visit the University of York, look around the campus and test out some of the student union cafés, I didn’t really know what linguistics actually was. I’d been recommended it by a teacher at my college but she hadn’t said much more than “it’s a lot about language, you’ll love … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Linguistics Student
Living in Halls: Day 1
Ahh, university halls, that place where you’ll spend a significant part of your first year; where you’ll make your first friends and where you’ll make some of your favourite memories. “But what is it actually like?” you may ask. Well, sit back, relax, and get ready to know everything you need to know about your … Continue reading Living in Halls: Day 1
Societies: all or nothing?
Kayaking, Italian, Amnesty International, York Anti-Trafficking Student Group, Christian Union, York Model United Nations….. Woah woah woah! Slow down! There’s too much to choose from. You can get involved in loads of societies in your first year. I certainly did, and why not? Uni is a unique environment where you can try many different things … Continue reading Societies: all or nothing?
Restaurants in York
York has many lovely restaurants and being a bit of a foodie I have tried many of them myself, with friends, family and most often, my boyfriend. Going out for food is a fantastic way to catch up with friends or just to unwind after a stressful term. Missoula Montana Bar & Grill has been a firm … Continue reading Restaurants in York
Getting Involved and running in Student Elections
Hello again! Today I wanted to talk about something that has been taking up a considerable amount of my time at the moment, and that is me running in the YUSU Elections. The Students’ Union is a big student body who are there to represent and make sure students’ voices are heard. They also make sure … Continue reading Getting Involved and running in Student Elections
Psychology and The Future!
Hi all! After being a student ambassador for some Open Days at the University of York this week, I have realised that a particular worry people have when choosing a Psychology degree, is where it will take them in the future. So… I thought I would give you an insight into some of the careers … Continue reading Psychology and The Future!