My Archaeology excavation experience

Hey guys! I’m Amy, a 1st Year Archaeology and Heritage student, and I’ve just finished a four-week excavation of a Roman town in Malton! If you didn’t know, when you take any kind of Archaeology degree here at York you get four weeks of excavation experience that is paid for by the university (four days … Continue reading My Archaeology excavation experience

Student Support and Wellbeing at York

Hi everyone I’m Amy, I’m in Alcuin, doing an Archaeology and Heritage degree and I have OCD. When applying to university, we spend a lot of time looking at the location and the course. Will the lecturers be right for me? Can I afford to live in that city? What societies are there? These are … Continue reading Student Support and Wellbeing at York

3 Things to Look Forward to as an Archaeology Student

York is one of the best places to study Archaeology. There’s so much much history right on your doorstep and the course itself is nuanced and fun. However you’ve probably heard all of this before so instead of repeating myself (even though it really is great!) I caught up with three first year Archaeology students … Continue reading 3 Things to Look Forward to as an Archaeology Student

A day in the life of an Archaeology student

Hi there! I’m Amy, I started a BA in Archaeology and Heritage in October and I’m loving it! The staff are so enthusiastic and happy to help, and my course-mates are lovely. There really is something for everyone on this course from the depths of the paleolithic right up to today: if you’re interested in … Continue reading A day in the life of an Archaeology student

The Festive Season In York

York is known as one of the most festive cities in the country and walking around, it’s easy to see why. From the bustling Christmas markets to the thousands of Christmas lights strung around the streets, it’s clear York gets Christmas right. A survey by Virgin trains looked at 500,000 tweets and found that 89% … Continue reading The Festive Season In York