This blog is about the typical week of a Maths student. I’m currently in my fourth year, studying four modules this term in addition to working on my final-year project. I also volunteer as a PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) Leader, I’m one of the 4th-Year course representatives, and I work for Mathematics at Open Days. … Continue reading Week in the Life of a 4th-Year Maths Student
Hello, I’m JJ and I’m a second year mathematics student! I know that starting university is a big adjustment, which is why in this blog post I will highlight all of the dynamics of studying maths which support and enable you to be a happy thriving maths student! I talk about everything that comes with being a maths student at York, like the community atmosphere, how you feel a part of that community, ways to get help when you need it (which you will, you’re studying maths!) and all of the positivity surrounding your studies. Studying can be hard-work, which is why the maths department make sure you realise you aren’t alone and ensure that you are having fun too!
I’m Molly, a 3rd year studying maths. I can think of hundreds of things I love about studying at maths at York, but I’ve narrowed it down to my top 4 things to look forward to. 1. Great community Arriving at York, I was struck with how friendly everyone was. By the end of my … Continue reading 4 things to look forward to about studying Maths at York
With so many great things to look forward to about studying maths at York, I found it really hard to pick just a few. However, after some thought, here are the top three reasons why I am so glad I chose to do this degree at this university. Module choices The main thing that prompted … Continue reading Three things to look forward to about Maths at York
First thing’s first, the course itself. I currently have eight lectures a week, in addition to seminars and problem classes. At the moment, I’m studying four modules which include Mathematical Finance, Cryptography and Mathematical Ecology. After first year, there’s a wide choice of modules, so I can focus on the maths I enjoy (and get … Continue reading A week in the life of a Maths student
There are many things to look forward to about maths at York – I would say there are x amount of things to look forward to where x is a positive integer greater than 6. However, since numbers can get quite big relatively fast I will just list a few of the brilliant things about … Continue reading Six things to look forward to about Maths at York
Academic life A typical week in the maths department involves lectures, seminars, problems classes and possibly a practical. This term I am taking 5 different modules, all of which are ones that I have chosen. In first year, everyone does the same modules so that you can get a good introduction to the main areas … Continue reading So, what do maths students actually do? A week in the life of a Maths student.
Hi, I’m Will a third-year student in my final year of studying for a degree in Maths. So far, this term has been a busy one for me. On average we have 15 contact hours a week, and these include a mix of lectures, seminars, practical sessions and computing labs. The diversity in the style … Continue reading A day in the life of a Third Year Maths student
Hey there! I’m Charlotte, a third year student studying mathematics here at York. It has been a super experience – one I’d definitely recommend! Here is a what a typical week looks like for me… Being a student is all about getting the perfect work-life balance. I therefore thought I’d split things up and talk … Continue reading Week-in-the-life of a typical maths student!
Okay, so you’re thinking about doing Maths at York. The course has changed a bit from the one I’m doing but a lot of the content is the same 🙂 For me, I had five courses in my first year: Intro To Stats in first term, Real Analysis and Intro To Applied in second, and … Continue reading Maths.