Welcome to the first ever social work blog! Throughout this blog I hope to give you insight into what studying for a social work degree is like, what life on and off campus is like and all the different societies there are for you to join, as well as things to do in the beautiful … Continue reading Welcome to the best years of your life!
Leaving York hospital bleary eyed after a night shift on labour ward. I dig my key out of my pocket and unlock my frosty bike from the staff courtyard where it has been for the last 12 hours, I begin my short ride through a sleepy York. I pass workers beginning their new days, I … Continue reading I’m going to be a midwife
First of all, I am really pleased that you are considering Nursing at the University of York. Now, to decide where to actually go to study? …It’s not a very easy decision to make – where you are going to spend the next few years of your life, whether to move out or stay at home. … Continue reading Welcome to Nursing at York!
Don’t worry, this won’t be boring – the life of a History of Art student at University of York is nothing of the sort! First week: the panic begins The first week of term is a big bundle of mixed emotions, it’s the happiest and scariest week (with the last week of term a close second). For … Continue reading How to survive your first term as a History of Art student in York!
One of the most important things about going to university is the town/city in which you study. For history students in particular, the choice of location is often one of most important factors in choosing where to study. So, for my first post, let’s have a look at York as a city to study history … Continue reading Studying History in York – History on your doorstep.
I think results day was probably the scariest day of my life so far! NO, I take that back… the day before was the scariest! I just remember having butterflies in my tummy and being unable to concentrate on anything else. But I am a huge believer in fate so I told myself what was … Continue reading Brains, Beauty and Boats – First Year in York!
‘What are they up to in there, those musos?’, I’m sure many outside the department must wonder. You see, having a building all to ourselves, complete with practise rooms and concert halls, means we can sometimes end up a little isolated from the rest of university life. So here’s a snapshot of just some of what’s going on, from the … Continue reading A week in the life of a Music student
Well week 8 has come to a close, last year this term seemed like an age, now university life just seems to be going faster and faster. I blinked and two months had shot by. It’s almost like the summer break never happened, once I stepped foot back in the lecture hall it was straight … Continue reading First Impressions of a Second Year
One of the best things about the University of York is the opportunity to hear from some of the most intelligent people in the world. For example, Professor Amartya Sen spoke at the University this summer, a previous winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize. Sen argued that in order for societies to flourish, their constituents … Continue reading Creating a Better World!
Going into a computer science degree, you always get the stereotypical view from others that you’re going into your first year expecting to stay in your room playing games like World Of Warcraft, you’re not really going to socialise with others and that you’re preparing for a life of pretty much just coding away at … Continue reading Computer Science At York