Chemistry at York: how colleges make you feel at home

Chemistry is a big department with over 620 undergraduate students. When I first started at York this was really daunting – it seemed like a completely different environment going from Chemistry lessons at school with around 30 students to lectures at university with around 180. However, the department takes lots of steps to make this … Continue reading Chemistry at York: how colleges make you feel at home

I’ve never been happier with the subject I’ve been studying – here’s why!

Just as Biosciences are at the heart of the study of life, the Department of Biology at York is at the heart of the study of any student who is a part of it. From sitting in lectures, to working in labs, to getting involved in the societies, it can be surely said (with only … Continue reading I’ve never been happier with the subject I’ve been studying – here’s why!

The Department of Sociology

Hi everyone, When I received my letter saying I had got my place at York, the realisation of moving away from home hit me like a truck and I suddenly became very nervous about this new stage of my life. However, the one part of the University which helped the transition was the Sociology department. … Continue reading The Department of Sociology

Music at York

Hello! I’m Megan and I’m a third year Undergraduate Music student here at York! The Department is small yet, vibrant and incredibly inclusive. There are only two courses (Music and Music and Sound Recording) and all first year students, along with some second and third years, are involved on a large project together called the Practical … Continue reading Music at York