Finding a suitable placement for a Year in Industry/Placement Year can be daunting for any student. However, this may be even more true for students (such as myself) with a disability. In this blog, I will give you my top tips for finding a placement and negotiating any concerns you may have as a student … Continue reading Top tips for finding a placement as a disabled student
Hi! My name is Mikaela, and I’m going to talk to you about some of the experiences I had studying as an international student at the University of York. Settling into University life I chose to study at York because I really like the environment of the campus and I thought it would be a … Continue reading My time at York as an International Student
Back when I was applying to university, I wasn’t entirely sure what it would actually be like on a day-to-day basis. For anyone who might be wondering this too, I thought I would share a description of a recent week in my final year. Although everyone’s university experience is different and no two weeks are … Continue reading A week in the life of a Biomedical Sciences student
Hiya! I’m Hannah, and I study Biology at the University of York. I’d like to tell you a bit about my experiences studying at York, and what I’ve been enjoying most in my final year of the course. It may seem a long way off, but it’s here before you know it! In my blog, I’ll tell you about the content of the Biology course, as well as how it’s delivered, from lab work and lectures to choosing your modules. I’ll also mention some study tips so that hopefully you won’t make the same mistakes I did! University is such a valuable experience. A highlight for me has been the supportive community within the Department. I’ve found the course to be incredibly social, with plenty of opportunities to meet new friends, as well as learn about cutting-edge research. I hope you’re as excited as I was to start your course!
I have now completed my 12-month placement experience as part of the uplands research team at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. In that time, I have worked with some amazing people, had lots of practical fieldwork experience and spent a year living in what must be one of the most beautiful areas of the … Continue reading My placement experience: highlights and reflections
The Biology building As a student in Biology, you get to boast that your subject building is one of the biggest on campus. It’s at the far-side of Campus West, near the river. On the walk down to it from Wentworth bus stop you are likely to see ducks, rabbits, or both. The building itself … Continue reading Four things to look forward to as a Uni Of York biosciences student
If you identify as LGBTQ, are questioning your identity or just a brilliant ally, there are so many things you can get involved with and ways you can feel represented here at York. Not only is the city of York a liberal-minded city full of thriving independent queer-friendly businesses, but there are also loads of things … Continue reading A queer student’s guide to York
I’m Faye, a first year student studying Biomedical Sciences here at York. As a lover of Biology since I was in primary school, I was so excited to come to University and learn more about how our bodies work, and what better place to do this than at York! Since arriving I have met so … Continue reading A day in the life of a Biology student