Hi, my name is Sammie. I am in my 4th year at the University of York. I previously studied BSc Environmental Geography for three years, and now I’m engaged in MSc Sustainability Science for a further year. I’m a long-standing member of the Archery Society and love the University for its gorgeous campus and friendly … Continue reading Making it work: part-time employment and full-time degrees!
Introduction I’m Sofia, a Human Geography and Environment (HuGE) student, currently on a placement year as a research assistant at the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI), which is part of the University of Gloucestershire. My favourite modules from the degree are Megacities and Urbanisation, Food, Space, Culture and Society, and Development Geographies. This blog … Continue reading Environment and Geography: on placement with a physical disability
Hello! My name is Lucy and I’m a postgraduate studying Sustainability Studies at the University of York. I love being part of the Environment and Geography Department because there are so many experts to chat to! In my blog post I’ll talk about what sustainability is, how it relates to students and what the university is doing to be more sustainable. This includes some of the activities you can join in with to be more sustainable. As young people there’s a lot of pressure on us to lead the fight against climate change. University is a great time to explore these topics with lots of guidance from people who’ve been there, and to add your own perspective. So I hope that this helps you to find out more about sustainability and see how it relates to you!
If you are still not sure whether you should choose York to study Environmental Geography, don’t worry, I’m here to help you decide! I am a second-year Environmental Geographer and have been loving my time here so far. The campus When it came to choosing a university to go to I was always super indecisive. … Continue reading Things to look forward to about studying Environment and Geography at York
Coming up to the end of my degree and reflecting on the past three years with the Environment and Geography Department has been a whirlwind of surprises. From creating long-lasting friendships and being taught by the world’s first-class lecturers in a variety of subjects, I’ve developed essential life skills which I can use further in … Continue reading The adventures of a lifetime start now: Environment and Geography
Hello, my name is Alisa and I’m a first year studying Environmental Geography at the University of York. In this blog, I will shed light on the daily activities I normally undertake. Hopefully this will instill excitement and encouragement to prospective students and alike. In addition, I will mention one of my most enjoyable experiences … Continue reading A day in the life of an Environment student
Trips To be honest, at the start of this course the idea of frequent field trips was daunting to me. I hadn’t done a geography GCSE or A-level, so I had little experience of trekking up hills in the pouring rain. I didn’t believe I had the desire (or the stamina) to do so. But … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful: Environment and Geography
As an Environmental Science student, some days are busier and start earlier than others. This depends on what is happening in each module and what deadlines are coming up. Any spare time I have during the day I spend in a computer room in the library. This is the only place I can really focus … Continue reading My Weekly Environment
Early morning yoga It is 7am and my dreaded alarm is going off. After some deliberation, I get out of bed and pull on my sports kit. I am heading to the gym on campus for an early morning yoga session, naturally, I am running late so I hop on my bike to save some … Continue reading A day in the life of an Environment & Geography student
One of the unique aspects of the University of York is the collegiate system, yet for many applicants it is something that you know little about prior to actually arriving at your college on the first day of term. So to give you an insight into what colleges are and what they offer you, I’ve … Continue reading College Life: In Conversation with the Goodricke Committee