On placement with Nestle in York

Hi, I’m Ellie. I am studying Accounting, Business Finance and Management and spending my year in industry at Nestle Confectionery. I’m originally from Hull and I’m a member of Goodricke College. I chose to come to York as I absolutely loved the university from the first time I visited. I was unsure whether I wanted … Continue reading On placement with Nestle in York

My year down under – future plans

Hi everyone. I’ve been down under now for nearly seven months. Though currently, I’m travelling around New Zealand with my brother and cousin who came over for a holiday (and maybe to see me). In this blog, I’m going to be talking about some of the skills I’ve learnt and plans I’ve been making due … Continue reading My year down under – future plans

Placement year: half way through

​It’s hard to believe I’ve reached the halfway point of my industrial placement. It feels like just yesterday I wrote my first blog, telling you how nervous and excited I was about starting! Time really does fly when you’re having fun! No week is ever the same It’s difficult to describe a week in my … Continue reading Placement year: half way through

My Favourite Places to Eat on Campus

York’s campus has loads of places to eat, all with different vibes. A lot of them run a ‘Not for Profit Just for Students’ ethos, which means all the profit goes straight back into our campus. Here are some of my favourite places: Courtyard Courtyard in Derwent College is my favourite bar on campus. It’s … Continue reading My Favourite Places to Eat on Campus

The Student Guide to York

So, you’re thinking of studying in York?! You’ve made a good choice – York’s been named the best place to live in Britain, and once you arrive it’s easy to see why. There’s so much to explore, it can be hard to know where to start – so here’s your student guide to the city! … Continue reading The Student Guide to York

My York Favourites

Moving to a new city can be daunting. What’s the city like? What is there to do in your spare time? Where do you start? These same questions go through every student’s head, so to combat this, I’m going to run you through my favourite things to do whilst studying in the city of York. … Continue reading My York Favourites

Working as a Market Analyst at Sony

Hello, I’m Christy. I am a 3rd year BSc Business and Management student. My course is quite similar to Accounting, Business Finance and Management, and there are a lot of places where the courses overlap. This is good for me, as personally I prefer more maths-based subjects but I don’t want to study accounting. It … Continue reading Working as a Market Analyst at Sony

Working on placement in York

I’m Maxim, a student from the Management School studying BSc Marketing. When I first came to York I wasn’t sure about doing a placement, but I changed my mind after learning about all the benefits. Since I already had work experience at marketing agencies, I wanted to switch it up and explore slightly different options. … Continue reading Working on placement in York

Working in recruitment: my HR placement

My name’s Sarah and I am a third year BA Business and Management student. I am currently on placement at Reply Ltd who are a tech management consultancy. I am having a really good time and learning a lot about the industry! My father worked with some Reply employees and found out that they offer … Continue reading Working in recruitment: my HR placement

A finance internship with Baker Hughes

Hi, I’m Holly. I’m a third year BSc Accounting, Business Management and Finance student. My year in industry is with Baker Hughes, a GE company, which makes tools for the oil and gas industry. I joined GE in a financial controllership role but have recently taken on accounts receivable responsibilities too. Choices, choices To be … Continue reading A finance internship with Baker Hughes