How To Survive A Library Study Session

It’s a Sunday afternoon in the middle of the Easter holidays, and here I am, in the library, working on my essays and dissertation. Welcome to the third year. During the course of your Sociology degree (or indeed, any degree), you will have a lot of essays to write. And every now and again, you … Continue reading How To Survive A Library Study Session

“When I Grow Up, I Want To Be…”

Hello once again! As a third year student, I have just finished my last ever lectures and seminars of university. From now until the end of  the year it’s just essays and my dissertation to go! The end is in sight and every day I’m wishing I could go back to first year and relive … Continue reading “When I Grow Up, I Want To Be…”

The Social Side of University: It’s Not Just About Alcohol

Hi! So, it’s now February, which means you’re one month closer to the day you start university. By now, you’re probably pretty sick of people telling you that university is going to be the best three years of your life and you just want to skip through the rest of the school year, exams and … Continue reading The Social Side of University: It’s Not Just About Alcohol

What’s so good about the city of York?

Hello again! Welcome back to York after the holiday season! By now, you’re probably trying to make the decision about which one of your chosen universities you would like to attend. You’ve probably spent the past few months (or longer) looking through prospectus after prospectus, comparing course content and entry requirements until it felt like … Continue reading What’s so good about the city of York?

The Course, Having Your Say and Ravenous Ducks

As I write this, I can see from my window that the sky is turning orange, indicating that this windy autumn day is coming to a close… at 4pm. Welcome to autumn  in the city of York! Not only does autumn indicate the shortening of the days and the return of the northern cold weather, … Continue reading The Course, Having Your Say and Ravenous Ducks