English essays at York are different

It is with some trepidation that I admit to you the dark secret of university life: you actually have to do some work in order to gain a degree.  Horrifying thought I know, especially to those of you currently wading through the quagmire of despair also known as A-level revision.  But English essays at York … Continue reading English essays at York are different

English Lit March 2016

Right so you know how great the English Department at York is by now; you’ve probably been on a visit day and all the statistics will have been tattooed onto your brain.  “But Lewis,” I hear you cry, “all the other English departments sound good too!”, “I, as a discerning and incredibly good-looking potential student, … Continue reading English Lit March 2016

A week in the life of an English Lit student

Goodness doesn’t time fly – it feels like only yesterday you were all avidly reading my last blog entry, and here I am serving up another one.  But the high aerial velocity of time also means that most of you will have heard back from nearly all your university choices by now, and that is … Continue reading A week in the life of an English Lit student

English Lit January 2016

Hello again English Literature people!  I hope you all had very merry Christmases (that word doesn’t look right) and have survived the return to school relatively unscathed. It’s now 2016, and for many of you, this will be the year you actually go to university. That means it’s definitely time to start cogitating on which … Continue reading English Lit January 2016

English Lit November 2015

Hello people-who-are-considering-studying-English-Literature-at-York!  It may seem far off now but before you know it A-levels will have been and gone, and you’ll suddenly have to start working out how many pairs of socks one requires to survive at university (14 works for me).  That’s why you need to begin mulling over exactly which university you shall … Continue reading English Lit November 2015