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
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The Support, Societies and Studying in Maths
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!
4 things to look forward to about studying Maths at York
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
Three things to look forward to about 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
A week in the life of a Maths student
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
Six things to look forward to about Maths at York
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
So, what do maths students actually do? A week in the life of a Maths student.
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.
A day in the life of a Third Year 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
Week-in-the-life of a typical 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.