University Radio York – the UK’s oldest legal independent radio station University Radio York (URY) is one of the oldest societies on campus, having first gone on air 1967, which also makes it the UK’s oldest legal independent radio station – before this it was just the BBC and pirate radio. This piece of broadcasting history … Continue reading 5 things you didn’t know about York
The time I spent in Cape Town was one of the most enlightening and character building experiences of my life. During the two weeks my group spent in Cape Town, we worked with a partner organisation called ILRIG (International Labour Research and Information Group). ILRIG are an anti-austerity, anti-neoliberalism, anti-globalisation activist organisation that seeks, primarily, … Continue reading On placement in Cape Town investigating working-class marginalisation
Writing a ‘day in the life of a History of Art student’ profile is a challenging task for me. As a research scholar sponsored by The Friends of York Art Gallery, a college tutor for Vanbrugh College and a member of the SHADY (Studies in the History of Art Department at York) committee, everyday of … Continue reading A day in the life of a History of Art MA student
From publishing a book to dressing up as an eighteenth-century astronomer, Physics graduate James (MPhys in Physics and Astrophysics, 2017) has certainly been busy both during his time at York and in the year since his graduation. We caught up with him to chat about what he’s up to. You graduated in July – what are … Continue reading From books to science festivals…an interview with Physics graduate James
In March 2018 York was named the UK’s best place to live by The Sunday Times and, having lived here myself for a little under two years now, I can’t say I’m surprised! But what makes York such a great place to live and study as a PhD student? For me, York is a perfect … Continue reading Living and learning in York as a Postgraduate Research Student
Hello! Seeing as it’s the reason I’m here in York, I thought I’d do this blog on my degree itself. I’m studying for an MSc in Forensic Speech Science as part of the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. I promise I won’t over-burden you with every module, but I want to give you a … Continue reading What’s in a Master’s?