I went through clearing, so I know how intimidating the clearing process can be. But with the right support and a bit of prep, clearing can give you the chance to find a great course somewhere. Here are some tips that I wish I’d known beforehand! AHEAD OF TIME Think about what you want out … Continue reading The Clearing Process – my tips for getting through it
Deadline for Expressions of Interest – June 13th For more information see: york.ac.uk/cahr Are you interested in human rights issues? Does your doctoral research address human rights challenges? Would you like to meet and share your experiences with a community of human rights researchers? The Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR) is soliciting proposals from … Continue reading Call for Posters: Doctoral Poster Workshop on Human Rights
Results day can be daunting, especially when things don’t go to plan during exams. After I didn’t get the grades for either of my top choices, I thought I’d missed my chance to go to University, let alone a Russell Group uni. How wrong I was! Here’s my clearing experience and how I ended up … Continue reading My Clearing Experience – How I ended up at York
Whether you’re a Facebook fiend or a Tik Tok addict, social media seems to glamourise the hustle – wake up at 6am, work, and study before collapsing into bed at midnight and repeating it all over again the following day. Sounds boring, right? In reality, it is important to have a balance. Work hard, play … Continue reading Rise and Grind? : Making time to study for a Masters degree
Interactive Media student Kyle discusses the benefits of taking part in a work placement in the IT solutions industry. Why did you decide to do a placement? I wanted to do a placement as I’d not really had any work experience. I wanted to leave university with some experience under my belt in addition to … Continue reading Kyle’s work placement experience in IT solutions.
Interactive Media student Ella tells us about her work placement as a Creative Campaigns and Production Intern at The Walt Disney Company. Why did you decide to do a placement? I really wanted to get outside the university bubble and experience the creative industry for myself. Also, as Interactive Media is a hugely varied course … Continue reading Ella’s placement experience at The Walt Disney Company.
Applications are open for University of York PGRs interested in being a GTA in the Sociology department for the next academic year. They’re looking for GTAs to facilitate seminars on their preferred module from any of the four first-year undergraduate modules: Cultivating a Sociological Imagination; Sociology of Crime and Deviance; Introduction to Sociological Theory; Introducing Social Psychology. They can … Continue reading Teaching in Sociology
We asked Interactive Media student Jade about their degree, gaining work placement experience and the day-to-day life of a games designer. Why did you decide to do a placement? Working in the games industry has always been what I wanted to do and through the course I’m studying at university, I discovered my love for … Continue reading Jade’s experience as an Intern Games Designer at Criterion Games.
Interactive Media student Naoimh talks about her experience of taking part in a work placement in the games industry. Why did you decide to do a placement? I wanted to get real world experience of working life in the industry I wanted to enter before graduating. I wanted to have an opportunity to gauge my … Continue reading Naoimh’s placement experience at Revolution Games.
York is a lead partner in the Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) project. It’s a collaboration dedicated to equity at doctoral level with a specific focus on access to doctoral study for graduates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The YCEDE project team is looking for existing BAME PGRs to become … Continue reading Calling all BAME PGRs