A look into the life of a Biosciences student

I know that there are a huge number of decisions that have to be made in the build-up to going to university – which one to pick, choosing the course, getting supplies etc – but I can tell you now one thing you don’t need to stress about it choosing accommodation if you’re studying Biosciences … Continue reading A look into the life of a Biosciences 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!

Undergrad to postgrad transition

The transition from undergraduate to postgraduate study can be a little overwhelming.  Here’s what it’s been like for me. I’m currently a Masters student in the Department of Language and Linguistic Science studying Forensic Speech Science – which is a mouthful to say all at once. I graduated from my Linguistics BA last July here … Continue reading Undergrad to postgrad transition

Studying Law (Senior Status) as an international student

I came to the York Law School as I wished to gain international experience alongside studying my passion for law. Thus far, I have made an array of professional networks and friends through the various on-campus commitments that I have been – and continue to be – involved in. What I enjoy most about York … Continue reading Studying Law (Senior Status) as an international student

The Week of a Sociology Student

Hi Guys! I’m Lauren and I am a 2nd Year student studying sociology at York. So far my university experience has been so fun, educating and very versatile. With topics varying from reality TV to body hair removal, York has a really contemporary department, dealing with the most up-to-date issues within society. I’ve lived in … Continue reading The Week of a Sociology Student

My experience of student finance and housing

The first thing I should say when talking about student finance is this: each person’s experience is unique. Everyone has different financial situations at home and has different relationships with money so no one story is a blueprint on how to deal with this system. This is not really an advice piece, more an account … Continue reading My experience of student finance and housing

Welcome to Politics at York!

Hello! My name is Salman and I am a second year Politics with International Relations student and I will be sharing the broad range of activities that you can engage in as a student at the University of York. With a subject that is never settled, it is always an exciting time to be studying … Continue reading Welcome to Politics at York!

Why study Writing, Directing and Performance?

Hello and welcome to my first blog! My name is Roxanne, and I’m a second year studying Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance. I’m one of the Student Ambassadors in the department and I’m so excited to be able to share with you how our department works! A couple of weeks ago my brother came to … Continue reading Why study Writing, Directing and Performance?

Let’s talk English at York

I know everyone tells you that University is “an experience of a lifetime” (or at least that’s what every teacher kept telling me). However, I am writing to tell you about the fascinating seminars, the inspiring people, and the amazing things you will only do at York. This isn’t a propaganda piece I wrote whilst … Continue reading Let’s talk English at York

What it’s like to study English at York

I’m now halfway through my time in York as an English student, and I’ve been enjoying every minute of it. Here’s some things I wish I’d known about the course before starting uni: You learn that there is a whole wide world of literatures (Yes, with the plural ‘s’!) One brilliant thing about the York … Continue reading What it’s like to study English at York