My name is Rowan and I’m studying a MSc in Audio and Music Technology. As I’m on a one year course, I’m currently working out where I want to be come September. I have ruled out doing a PhD (at least for a few years), so my path seems pretty clear: go into some kind … Continue reading Working in-house vs freelancing
First of all; what on Earth is the York Award? The York Award is an award from the University, open to any student, that recognises people who have got really involved in university life. People that have developed personally and professionally in ways that go beyond their course. This might sound like an intimidating statement; … Continue reading Why you should apply for the York Award
When you arrive at University your first thoughts might not be about securing a part-time job, and if it is you might not know where to look, who to contact or what are the best jobs to get. A great thing about the University of York is the number of part-time jobs they offer to … Continue reading Can I get a part-time job at university?
Trying to get a placement was a tricky part of my second year at university. Thankfully, that’s not true for everyone. Whilst some found it difficult to secure a placement, others were offered the first they applied for. Even now, I find it difficult to pinpoint exactly why I found it so challenging. Perhaps I … Continue reading Taking a placement year – best bits and top tips!
There are so many opportunities available at York to help enhance your future career prospects. Taking part in some of these has been a really fun part of my time at York. York Award In my first year as a postgrad student, I started working on the York Award. This is a great way of … Continue reading Making the most of career opportunities at York
Whatever year of study you may be in, it’s important to begin planning for your career early. If you try to build your C.V. early on then it takes the pressure off when you’re about to graduate. This is especially true if you have a specific kind of job you would like to apply for. … Continue reading Planning your career and building your C.V.
When you become a student at the University, you will be entitled to so many different opportunities. This could include volunteering, entering competitions or joining a society. What I want to talk about is the Business Accelerator Start Up. So – what is the Business Accelerator Start Up? Well; it’s a grant of £1,500, along … Continue reading You’re hired! The University’s Business Accelerator Start Up Grant
Without a doubt one of the best things I’ve done in my time at York was travelling abroad on the 2018 International Study Centre (ISC) trip to Mexico with the Centre for Global Programs. Around 20 students jetted off to Querétaro to spend two weeks participating in a huge range of activities. This included visits … Continue reading Travelling abroad: the world outside your studies
Studying LLM Art Law at York provided me with direction in my career and gave me confidence to build on my undergraduate degree in law and my personal passion for painting/creativity. While I was unsure of my career direction when I started the course, and thought that law was one of the few options for … Continue reading Art law careers: Malton Museum
If you’re a prospective student, odds are you’ve heard at least 10 different people tell you to join as many societies as you can in your first year at university. Most people will tell you that getting involved with a society offers many benefits. Help you find others with common interests that end up becoming … Continue reading How joining societies at university can boost your career prospects