With so many great things to look forward to about studying maths at York, I found it really hard to pick just a few. However, after some thought, here are the top three reasons why I am so glad I chose to do this degree at this university. Module choices The main thing that prompted … Continue reading Three things to look forward to about Maths at York
Month: February 2020
College life at York
As a Fresher, I turned up on my first day at university not knowing what a college was, or what college life was about. Like many people, I assumed that they were just halls of residence. I really wish that I had taken the time to understand what they actually meant, as the collegiate system … Continue reading College life at York
Natural Sciences at York: four things to look forward
There are so many things I love about Natural Sciences at York. It was really tricky to only pick four – even after restricting myself to course-related things. Broad range of content To have picked Natural Science as your degree, you clearly love the breadth of topics covered by the sciences. The York program delivers … Continue reading Natural Sciences at York: four things to look forward
So – what does it mean to be in a college?
Going to university can be quite daunting. At York there are over 20,000 students. That’s almost certainly a lot more than the number of students at your sixth form or college! Within the university there are eight different undergraduate colleges. Each student is assigned a college when they start at York. It isn’t quite determined … Continue reading So – what does it mean to be in a college?
Making a podcast
I enjoy trying out new ideas especially when it means I can develop my skills in content creation. Earlier this year I decided to try my hand at podcasting for the first time. I didn’t want to be the person asking the questions but I was keen to find out how it all worked and … Continue reading Making a podcast
Could you explain your research in just three minutes?
Three Minute Thesis returns for 2020!
Things to look forward to about Education at York
Atmosphere The first thing I noticed about Education was the welcoming atmosphere. Soon after I started the lecturers arranged a mixer night for students across all three years. We all had a brilliant time! We were given a chance to ask any questions and get to know each other in a relaxed setting. Of course, … Continue reading Things to look forward to about Education at York
3 Things to Look Forward to about Studying Computer Science at York
I’m lucky enough to be one of the students studying Computer Science at York. In this blog post, I’m going to tell you about my top 3 things to look forward to about Computer Science at York! The picturesque Campus East Computer Science sits in the spacious Campus East, only a short bus commute or … Continue reading 3 Things to Look Forward to about Studying Computer Science at York
How to find a family-like support network away from home
At times, university can be stressful or overwhelming. When that happens, you, like me, may want someone other than a fellow student to talk to and support you through whatever’s happening. Older people – maybe only a few years, maybe a lot – with more experience of life. I’m used to a robust support network … Continue reading How to find a family-like support network away from home
Starting university: an introduction to ‘adulting’
Arriving at university Before I started university, I tried to free myself from any expectations of what it would be like. From the moment I opened the acceptance email to the night before I moved into my new room, I kept all my thoughts and worries at bay. However, this anxiety-induced state of denial meant … Continue reading Starting university: an introduction to ‘adulting’