Psychology at York: the Best Bits

Sense of Community My favourite thing about the psychology department at York is the sense of community. I didn’t experience this vibe at any other university I visited. They make no secret of the fact that as a psychology student here, every single event in your timetable will take place in their wonderful pink building. I … Continue reading Psychology at York: the Best Bits

A Day in the Life of a Psychology Student

Psychology is the perfect subject for me. My contact hours give my days some structure, making it a lot easier to plan around them. Generally speaking, I’ll have 15-20 contact hours a week. Although this fluctuates depending on the point in the term. It may sound like a lot in comparison to other courses, but … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Psychology Student

Internship Opportunities at York

My Internship Over the summer, I had the amazing opportunity to complete an internship with the University’s social media team. The amount of independence and creative freedom I was given was well beyond what I could have hoped for. For example, one of my responsibilities was documenting the summer graduation period on the official Instagram … Continue reading Internship Opportunities at York

Make Your Money go Further

It’s a daunting, but also exhilarating prospect that university will be the first time most people will have full responsibility of their finances. That being the case, when you receive that coveted, rather large chunk of money shortly after you move in – aka student loan – it can be far too tempting to splurge … Continue reading Make Your Money go Further

Hidden Gems in the City of York

If there’s anything that stands out to me about York in comparison to other cities, it’s the abundance of independent, quirky places to shop, eat and drink. It’s very easy to stick with what you know sometimes and just visit the usual chains that you’re familiar with. But you’d be missing out if you didn’t … Continue reading Hidden Gems in the City of York

Staying Healthy at Uni – it’s possible

The likely temptation If you’re a food lover like me, you’ll find the countless takeaway offers and free Domino’s at Freshers’ Fair hard to resist. It’s far too easy to slip into the routine of regularly group-ordering food while socialising with your new flatmates and bonding over your favourite pizza toppings. For many new students, … Continue reading Staying Healthy at Uni – it’s possible

Hidden Gems of Campus

Starting any uni is a daunting prospect but York being a campus university definitely eases the transition. Being familiar with aspects of it that many students aren’t aware of until their 2nd or 3rd year will put you that extra step ahead. Plus, these hidden gems will make a great talking point with your flatmates … Continue reading Hidden Gems of Campus