OK, so I hope I’ve shown you why I love the Language and Linguistics Department at York but don’t just take my word for it. We’re ranked 2nd in the UK for world-leading linguistics research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, and we’re a UK Top 20 and World Top 100 department. By now you probably have all of your … Continue reading Living in York!
A virtual Open Day!
There’s a couple of months leading up to starting university that are a blur of car journeys, train stations, parking lots, pretty average campus shop meal deals and watery free coffee. Most of it happens in a haze because you had to begin your day at 6am to get half way across the country … Continue reading A virtual Open Day!
The evolution of English in a growing technological era is rapid. A high speed internet connection means you don’t need to know, don’t even need to be within 2,000 miles of, a speaker of American English, and you might still find yourself using their vocabulary. England, whilst it still has its beautifully British quirks, has certainly adopted some … Continue reading Transatlantic Linguistics
Studying Linguistics at York
Now you know how to impress your flatmates with some homemade veggie burgers (see last blog post if you’re wondering what on earth I’m talking about), it’s probably time to talk about what else you’ll be doing at University – studying. I remember the exact moment I decided York was the place to go to … Continue reading Studying Linguistics at York
5 Student Recipes That Beat A Pot Noodle
If anything, University has made me impossibly unashamed to photograph my food in public, with the sole purpose of uploading it to Instagram and Tumblr and Facebook with the most relevant emoji I can find. But now, in true #nofilter fashion, I’ve decided to give it all a reason for being on the internet. Cooking can be … Continue reading 5 Student Recipes That Beat A Pot Noodle