We all know that university is a great opportunity to go out and learn to fend for yourself, but once the term is over, for most of us it’s time to go back home and remember how to live with your family again. I myself have gone through this process four times now, so I … Continue reading 5 steps to spending holidays at home without going mad
For the majority of us, employment alongside study is an essential aspect of life at university. This might be because you need to fill that all-important CV. Or, it might simply be that you need the income to sustain a student life! Either way, it’s well worth considering what the options are in advance of … Continue reading Working while Studying – Employment in York
Christmas is approaching fast, many UCAS applications will now be complete and some will be receiving offers to their chosen five. Luckily, much of the hard work in choosing where to go is done. I remember being absolutely overwhelmed by the choice available to me – there I was with a subject I wanted to … Continue reading Why York?
As I am writing, it’s two weeks until New Year’s Eve. My main concern is where I will spend it – probably at home, watching a reality show, feeling like I should have done something special. Last year was a bit different though, and I believe the concerns I was having this time last year … Continue reading New Year, New Dilemmas for a Fresher
Living the uni life incorporates many things: studying, learning and becoming who you are, as well as consolidating what you want to do in the future. But one aspect of university is making new friends and socialising. The end of first term is a great way to do just that! Many colleges and societies have formals … Continue reading Christmas is a time to socialise!
So when I was deciding which university was for me I turned to a tried and tested method – a pro-con list for each university. These lists were extensive and I recently found them while having a bit of a clear out. So here in the hopes that if you are having trouble deciding, this may … Continue reading Decisions, decisions – why I chose York
Hi everyone! I hope that everything is going well, that you have already received good offers from your university choices and that, of course, you are considering to come to study at York. As I had promised in my last blog post , I am going to share my list of favourite places in Yorkwith you. … Continue reading Top 10 places to visit in York
Hello! I’m Charlie, a 2nd year Environment, Economics and Ecology (EEE) student. It’s coming up to Christmas and this academic year has already been packed full! During the summer vacation I was lucky enough to gain a paid internship in the University’s Environment department. Yes paid! It involved working with lecturers to communicate ecosystem services … Continue reading 2nd year so far!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 09:00 10:00 Rhythm and Reason Seminar 12:00 13:00 Making Histories Lecture 14:00 15:00 16:00 Making Histories Seminar 17:00 18:00 The image above shows what my timetable was like during my first term of studying History at York. Don’t worry, I said the same thing as you: ‘Do we only … Continue reading Studying History at York: a student’s perspective
Hi everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the Christmas break so far. I feel such excitement for Christmas – I will be spending time with my family and friends, although I still have work to do with my assignments due in January. I have been described as someone who is prone to working ‘too … Continue reading Chill out it’s Christmas!