Colleges, Societies and Getting Involved

You may have noticed that the University of York describes itself as a collegiate university and, if you’ve spoken to UoY students, people often take their college (and its associated superiority over all the other colleges) very seriously! The nature of this system is that every student becomes “a member of a small, distinct community” … Continue reading Colleges, Societies and Getting Involved

Natural Sciences: Streams and Socials

As a little overview of what our fun interdisciplinary degree is like, I’ll go through a few of the streams you can choose and why we like them! Chemistry-Maths-Physics I am on the CMP stream which I am a big fan of. It is a specialisation course and after this year I’ll be doing just Maths … Continue reading Natural Sciences: Streams and Socials

My recent trips and outings in York (and lots of food)

The last month has been a nice one. I had my birthday recently which was very pleasant as, after eight hours of lectures,  my flatmates got me cake, some crazy trousers and then took me out for some drinks before a meal at Jamie’s Italian! It was a tasty day and after going to some … Continue reading My recent trips and outings in York (and lots of food)

Between My Two Homes

Having had them very much present for the previous month, it was quite strange leaving friends from uni for the first time. This made it particularly nice to see them all again after a month off for Christmas, skiing and about a million dinner party gatherings to catch up with friends from home! It’s just … Continue reading Between My Two Homes

The Work and Home of NatSci Students

Hello! My plan is to restrain myself from etching down every single event that has occurred in the last 7 weeks since I arrived so, instead, I’m just going to talk about my time as a Natural Sciences student specifically! At York, NatSci students come in many forms: you’ll find them specifying themselves as nanoscientists or neuroscientists … Continue reading The Work and Home of NatSci Students