The reasons why I chose York

Campus West and Campus East The reason why I became interested in the University of York is because it has two impressive campuses. Both Campus West and East offer alternative living experiences: Campus West is lively and bustling, whilst Campus East is idyllic and contemporary. No matter which option you choose, the other is merely … Continue reading The reasons why I chose York

BOE Technology Group Virtual Job Fair 2021 for PhD candidates

Are you seeking to develop your career in China ? BOE Technology Group are holding a virtual job fair from Thursday, April 8th to Friday, April 9th 2021, 09:00 CST – 12:00 CST A wide range of opportunities is available, including management trainee and a variety of science and technology researcher roles. For more information … Continue reading BOE Technology Group Virtual Job Fair 2021 for PhD candidates

Funding my Masters study: my experience

I started my taught MA in Contemporary History and International Politics in September 2020. Now halfway through, I have found funding my Masters study to be challenging. Balancing self-funding alongside teaching during a pandemic has certainly been more stressful than I expected, but I don’t regret undertaking my postgraduate studies. I wish I’d have known … Continue reading Funding my Masters study: my experience

Making better policies for food systems

Join a webinar for doctoral students and early career researchers. Making better policies for food systemsThursday 29 April 20213-4pmOnline The new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report ‘Making better policies for food systems’ brings together decades of OECD research and policy recommendations into a coherent view on food systems to support policy makers … Continue reading Making better policies for food systems

Academic Skills Services – Easter & Summer Term Update

The Maths Skills Centre and the Writing Centre  provide free online one to one appointments during term time and vacation periods, as well as a range of workshops. Here’s an update on what they have on offer over Easter and into the Summer Term: Statistics appointments – SPSS, STATA or R – with the option to share your screen to show data or output – book here.  Any questions please email maths-skills-centre@york.ac.uk Online Statistics and … Continue reading Academic Skills Services – Easter & Summer Term Update

Join an online writing retreat

Wentworth College are running free online writing retreats for postgraduate students and researchers. The aim of the retreat is to give dedicated writing time to those in need of progressing their projects, providing a supportive environment and an opportunity to share good writing practice with other writers. Example projects include book or thesis chapters, journal … Continue reading Join an online writing retreat

Moving from London to York

Moving away from home can be a daunting situation, especially when you find yourself moving over 200 miles away from home! But now, in my third year, York has become a second home, and I settled in far quicker than I ever imagined, thanks to this beautiful city. Initial Excitement I remember when my UCAS … Continue reading Moving from London to York