Humble beginnings I believe it was Gandhi who once said: “Morning! Suzy is looking at refreshing the graduation pages and I thought that might be a smallish project you could work on with her?” It was February when he said this, I think. It was him or Annie Heinsen, my once-trusted line manager. Little did … Continue reading Welcome to graduation
English student Natalya runs through five ways you can connect with the York community before you arrive.
Sociology with Criminology student Zoe runs through her top tips for preparing for Results Day and how to stay calm in the run-up to the big day.
Social and Political Sciences student Jen runs through her top tips for Results Day and what to do in the run-up to the big day.
In this video, MA student Emily talks about her experience of the postgraduate community at York and how she’s made the most of her time here. Read more student stories about postgraduate life at York
Library Following on from the launch of the Book Takeaway Service, you can now book socially distanced study spaces in the Library. Initially, the number of bookable spaces across library buildings has been limited but from Monday 10 August all library study spaces in the Fairhurst, Morrell and Burton will be made available through the booking system. Food and … Continue reading What’s open on campus?
Preparing to study abroad is very exciting. It can also get a bit nerve-racking when adapting to an unfamiliar environment. Here I have some tips, especially for prospective international students, to prepare you for your journey to studying in the UK! Accommodation I would really recommend Freshers to apply for on-campus accommodation. For Freshers, living … Continue reading How to prepare for studying in the UK as an international student
The PGR liaison officer explains why we have decided to change the name of the ‘PhD Survival’ project
Starting at University usually brings homesickness to most, at least for the first couple of weeks. This can be even more challenging for those travelling from a different country. I’ve listed my top tips for dealing with homesickness. Bring your home comforts When packing for university, bring any items that remind you of home. This … Continue reading 3 tips on dealing with homesickness
The Academic Support Office is looking for a Research Assistant to help the University achieve its targets as part of the Access and Participation Plan 2020-2025. The Research Assistant will undertake research to inform initiatives to address continuation and award gaps between different student groups. This will include collating policy and guidance documents, gathering good … Continue reading Research Assistant opportunity in Access and Participation