Hello all! I hope that you’ve all had an enjoyable Easter break. Well, ‘hope’ is rather wishful thinking for this time of the year. As someone said to me recently, Easter is probably the least enjoyable holiday with all the approaching exams and deadlines. If you’re anything like I was two years ago, then you’re … Continue reading Easter Break and the Summer Term
As I write this I have just finished confirming my module choices for my final year. Yep, time goes that fast. It doesn’t feel like a year and a half since I moved into Donald Barron C Block (my favourite memory is still the person who dropped a load of their luggage, yet only the … Continue reading What people ask me on open days
Chat to Jamie at our online chat event for Arts and Humanities. It’s happening on Monday 6th March from 16.00 – 18.00 GMT. Register for the online chat. Around two years ago last month I sent off my own UCAS application, and like you, ‘enjoyed’ the tense wait for offers. Having travelled … Continue reading Settling in at university
Picking a university is hard. It’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make in your life, and it’s completely understandable if you’re nervous. So let me tell you why I chose the department, and explain two of the great things about York – the colleges and the city. Firstly, the department. You’ve probably spent … Continue reading Why should you choose York for History? A student view.
One of the most important things about going to university is the town/city in which you study. For history students in particular, the choice of location is often one of most important factors in choosing where to study. So, for my first post, let’s have a look at York as a city to study history … Continue reading Studying History in York – History on your doorstep.