What’s it like to be a postgraduate? In all honesty, if I had to sum up being a postgraduate in one word, it would be amazing. But before I go into that, here’s a little bit more about me. I graduated from my undergrad in 2012 and moved to New York three weeks later. I … Continue reading Postgraduate study with a seven year gap in education
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
Sometimes it can feel that being a postgraduate student while managing finances is an art form. In current times, it is hard to focus on what we need as an individual and how to make the most of the money we harbour as students, whether that be from a student loan, parental help or savings. … Continue reading Saving money and staying healthy as a PG student
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
After having a gap year and experiencing the media sector, I was very excited to get back to my studies as a postgraduate. I was looking forward to being in a new city and new university, and meeting new people. Even more so, learning about a specific subject I was really interested in seemed like … Continue reading A postgraduate can have fun too!
Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) is an organisation for postgraduate students (Masters and PhD students) that arranges activities. It provides support in students’ academic and well-being. As a postgraduate student, I have been involved in different kinds of activities, ranging from welcome week events, parties and trips. I have met a lot of new friends and … Continue reading What is GSA? What does it involve?
Hi, I’m Megan, a Masters student diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and Specific Learning Difficulties. Studying with a specific learning difficulty can be daunting, so I wanted to share my experiences of this. I’ll also give you some tips for making the most of university life, whether you’re a postgrad or an undergrad. First things first; … Continue reading Studying with a Specific Learning Difficulty: what you need to know
Having taken a gap year after my undergraduate degree, I had a lot of time to decide on which universities to apply to. I grew up in Greece, did my Bachelor’s Degree in Turkey during which I spent six months in Italy with the Erasmus+ Programme. Thus, I have experienced various education systems and it … Continue reading To Choose and Be Chosen by the University of York
Applying to study a Masters degree can be a stressful time. And it doesn’t help that there are always rumours flying about what postgraduate study is really like. I’ve just finished my first semester as an MSc Bioarchaeology student, and I wanted to sift through the rumours and myths about PG study for anyone who’s … Continue reading Rumours About Masters Degrees (and why they’re not true)
Hey! My name is Rowan and am a Masters student studying MSc Audio and Music Technology. As an undergraduate, I studied BA Music at a different university. I’ve gone from spending all my time composing music and writing about it, to doing audio programming and digital signal processing. Now, you might be thinking – he’s … Continue reading From a Bachelor of Arts to a Master of Science