Time flies! I can’t believe how fast my final year is going. Half of my last semester is over! It’s time to review my three years as a York Management student. Our department organised two visit days last week and, as a student ambassador, I met lots of new faces, who are going to begin … Continue reading Best Moments in York
One of the things that people always warned me would happen when I went away to university was that I would end up drinking a lot of coffee! This coffee addiction warning was well justified, not least due to the fact that York is more than equipped to provide a great cup of coffee anytime, … Continue reading The secret coffee spots on and off campus! You’ll thank me later
I am sweating buckets. Quite a few of us are. For this is our first play at a new university, in front of people we barely know. And I am about to go on stage where I will kiss my ‘sister’, do 10 topless pressups and then, as the piece is structured by repeated vignettes, do … Continue reading Dramasoc is reason enough to join York
I know the feeling. You’ve left home, seen the world, and then all of a sudden, you’re back in school again. What’s the point? You go from this: To this: NOT. AGAIN. I hear you say. Well, let me reassure you, I was in the same boat. Here’s the rather unconventional way I decided which uni … Continue reading Back to education after gap year travels- HELP!
In this month’s blog post, I thought I’d tell you some more about the life of a student in the city of York. If you want to read my last article on what you can expect from a Politics course at York just click here. In your first year studying Politics at York you can … Continue reading Life as a student in York
University is a big change from sixth form in many ways. For me, one of the biggest changes was in the structure of the academic week/timetable. I thought I would introduce you to my timetable to give you a taste of what your average week at the University of York would be like as an … Continue reading A week in the life of an Environmental Scientist!
University life is wonderful but as you might have been able to tell from my last blog, I’m a busy bee! Due to this, everyday things can even feel like a stress or struggle, like finding time to food shop, do the washing, clean your bathroom and even just eating lunch! So how can you … Continue reading It’s a balancing act!
In my first blog, I mentioned that it is possible for mature students to “join in” and actively participate in university life. Despite balancing my studies, family commitments and other responsibilities, I have still managed to get involved in other non-academic activities. In this blog, I will share my top 5 extracurricular experiences thus far. … Continue reading My top 5 extracurricular experiences as a mature student!
Hi everyone! 😀 As I mentioned in my first blog post I am a second year Theatre student. To be precise my course is called Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance. I thought that it’d be interesting, for those of you who have applied to this course, to see a typical day of someone who studies … Continue reading One day in the life of a Theatre student
Moving to university was the first occasion I had spent any extended time away from home, and I imagine this will be similar for many of you. Whilst moving into halls initially seemed extremely daunting, you soon will find that you soon settle in, make new friends and (possibly less quickly) become accustomed to living more … Continue reading Independence