9am Lecture I’m up early ready for my lectures. First, I have a lecture on High Medieval Literature. Then I have my fortnightly dissertation meeting followed by a CV tips lecture. 12pm Lunch at a campus bar I meet my coursemates for lunch. Today, we go to Courtyard for a burger and chat about our … Continue reading Day in the life of an English Literature student
Hi, I’m Will a third-year student in my final year of studying for a degree in Maths. So far, this term has been a busy one for me. On average we have 15 contact hours a week, and these include a mix of lectures, seminars, practical sessions and computing labs. The diversity in the style … Continue reading A day in the life of a Third Year Maths student
Hi, I’m Mollie and I am a second year student at the University Of York studying Psychology In Education. Going to uni can be both nerve-wracking and exciting at the same time, but York has made this transition seamless for me and I wouldn’t change it for the world. Thanks to the support, community atmosphere … Continue reading A week in the life of an Education student
It’s true that a lot of students in York come from surrounding areas and can go home whenever they fancy. For some, however, going home and picking up items that you forgot or only recently realized would be useful is not an option. I am part of this latter group, especially since I come from … Continue reading The Basic Dos and Don’ts of Packing for University
My name is Alice and I’m a postgraduate research student studying for a PhD with the Department of English and Related Literature and the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies. There are a lot of myths about what it’s like to be a PhD student, but what does a week in the life of a doctoral researcher … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Postgraduate Research Student
Hi I’m Fanni, and I’m part of the student content team. In this blog post, I’m going to interview my housemate Atalie who will walk us through one of her days and give us some recommendations about where to go in York or on campus to switch off. Hi Atalie, thank you for agreeing to … Continue reading Interview with a second year Biology student
Hello everyone! My name is Jessica and I am currently a 1st year student who is completing a degree in SPS (Social and Political Sciences). I will be using this blog post to emphasize what an amazing and diverse course it is. I currently do one module in Sociology, one module in Social Policy and … Continue reading What makes an SPS student!
I don’t think a definitive list of what to pack for university exists but there are definitely a few essentials that won’t go amiss, unfortunately, none of it is very exciting. Cutlery, cups, plates and cooking utensils might seems obvious suggestions but I didn’t pack any of these things and, instead, thought I’d buy them … Continue reading What to pack for university
7.30am: I’m up this early in the morning because I have an early morning seminar for my American Literature, 1910-Present module. I spend 9-11am every Thursday morning in this seminar, and love every minute of it! I leave home twenty minutes before class starts to take a nice walk to uni. At 8.30am, my phone … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an English student
In this post I’m going to take you through what a typical day for an electronic engineering student might look like at York. Due to being in my third year I don’t have as many contract hours as I did in my first two years. But that doesn’t mean I have less work or fun … Continue reading A typical day for a third year Electronic Engineer at York!