I am a second year PhD research student within the Sociology department at York, as well as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA). I have taught across two undergraduate modules since the first year of my PhD. So, what is involved when teaching alongside your postgraduate studies, and what may be useful to know? The aim … Continue reading Teaching alongside my Postgraduate Studies
Happily settled into my postgraduate programme as I am now, I do recall the period of my applications as a distinctly overwhelming time. The problem may have seemed on the surface to be one of plenty, but the stress of choosing where to do your postgraduate studies and information overload can get very real! Having … Continue reading Choosing where to do your Postgraduate Studies
We’ve just completed a mammoth project to deliver web presences for three new academic schools while putting content strategy to the test. The pages went live on Monday 1 August to coincide with the official launch of the new Schools. It was a tight schedule with lots of problem solving to do along the way. … Continue reading Proudly presenting our three new School web branches!
Since Spring 2020, many educational programmes have had to be offered on-line or with hybrid delivery, due to COVID-19. This change has affected the way we undertake our activities and deliver our services. New learning structures and support were designed and offered to enable the learning process of PhD students. Also, education and services offered … Continue reading Survey – Impact of Covid on PGRs
Graduation is always a special time for students and their families, but never more so than post-pandemic, when many graduates had waited for two years for their chance to throw on a gown and cross the stage.
Each year, hundreds of new PhD students become part of our PGR community at York, and we need your help to make them feel welcome! Here’s 5 reasons why you should sign up to become a PGR Buddy today: Fresh starts can be awesome, but scary! ~ Everyone remembers the excitement of getting started on … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Become a PGR Buddy
Starting university and moving elsewhere leads to a lot of questions. There are a lot of blogs out there already about student societies, preparing to live on campus, getting prepared and organised before moving to York, part-time work, and exploring the city of York (just to name a few things I wondered about before starting … Continue reading Colleges – what to expect when you arrive at York
Communications videographer Joe Burn describes how he went about capturing footage from 25-mile charity challenge.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results were released earlier this year, with York in the top 10 of universities across the UK for the quality of our research work. To celebrate our success, we wanted to create consistent content for our website, social media channels and communications.
Hi! I’m Anjali and I’m currently on a 3-month summer internship with Auto Trader as a Business Development Intern in Manchester. I’m studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics here at York. Although my degree doesn’t directly relate to the next steps I’m taking in my career, the transferable skills I’ve picked up across the three disciplines … Continue reading My Summer Internship – what I’ve learned so far