University learning is very different from college and school, with a lot more independent learning. What many don’t realise is how much time ‘off’ from uni you will have – the holidays are so long! Having just spent 6 weeks off for Christmas, I thought it’d be a good idea to come up with some … Continue reading What to do with your time during the Christmas break
Oh my gosh, I don’t know what to do with my life!!! I’m sure this is one thought that you may have experiences at some point in the run up to Uni. Is uni even the right thing for me? What if I get there and don’t like it? What if I get there and … Continue reading York, and then what? Careers, travel and further study
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
Internships are like test drives. They give you an opportunity to test out different industries and to weigh up their pros and their cons, before you decide which one to pursue. I have always envied those with a grand plan for their life. Those who knew from the moment they locked eyes with a dolphin … Continue reading A dozen top tips for getting the most out of your internships
For the majority of us, employment alongside study is an essential aspect of life at university. This might be because you need to fill that all-important CV. Or, it might simply be that you need the income to sustain a student life! Either way, it’s well worth considering what the options are in advance of … Continue reading Working while Studying – Employment in York
Hello there! I’ve been writing these blog posts for a little while now but realised I’ve never actually introduced myself. So for those of you new to the site here’s a little a bit about me… My route to get here: My name is Emma! Home for me is a small town in Sussex. I’m … Continue reading A little bit about me!
By now, you’re probably eagerly awaiting your offers or even prepping for interviews. While some of you could not be more excited to start uni, a lot of you might also feel a tiny bit unsure about your subject choice. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Sometimes, I still feel that way. In this post, … Continue reading My degree and confidence
Hello all, I’m Freddy. I’m a second year Social and Political Sciences student, and I’m going to be blogging about all things York this year. For my first post, I thought it’d be a good idea to keep things nice and simple. Also, in writing this article I’m reminding myself of the great amount of … Continue reading Keeping up with deadlines
So this is my first blog post, and I thought it would be fitting to share with you all why I chose to study Law and why I picked York to do so! BACKGROUND: So first, a bit about my background. I come from Scarborough, a small seaside town around 40 minutes away from York … Continue reading Why York? Why Law?
I believe all of you are like me, in that you want to get into a great career after university. However, how does university help you with getting your dream job? In my first two years here at York, I was quite worried that I did not know where to seek help for my future career. Luckily, … Continue reading How has university helped me with my future?