Rowing at the University of York

My name is Rosie and I am a third year sociology student. In my first year, I picked up rowing as a novice and haven’t regretted it since! Prior to uni, I wasn’t very sporty. I only wandered around the sports section of Freshers’ Fair purely because my flatmate wanted to, I hadn’t intended to … Continue reading Rowing at the University of York

3 things to look forward to about Sociology at York

Sociology at York is ranked number 1 for research in the UK. The department are very proud of this fact and it will feel like a mantra by the end of your degree, but they should be proud! Our department has so many strengths that make it such a great place to study. Here are … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Sociology at York

My Favourite Places to Eat on Campus

York’s campus has loads of places to eat, all with different vibes. A lot of them run a ‘Not for Profit Just for Students’ ethos, which means all the profit goes straight back into our campus. Here are some of my favourite places: Courtyard Courtyard in Derwent College is my favourite bar on campus. It’s … Continue reading My Favourite Places to Eat on Campus

A Week in the Life of a Sociology Student

Sociology at York is a super fun and varied degree. The subject matter is vast, one week you could be in a lecture about memes and the next a lecture about the marketisation of body parts. I came to York having no previous experience with any type of social sciences. I don’t think I realised … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Sociology Student