Hi, I’m Maxim. For the past year I have worked at the University in the Careers and Placements team. I have been responsible for various projects such as organizing employer events and creating student case studies. However, the bulk of my placement was based around my own student research project where I gathered student viewpoints, … Continue reading Placements with Careers and Placements
Hi, I’m Rhiannon, and I’ve been working as an Actuarial Modelling intern for SCOR. I spent the first half of my year in SCOR’s head office in Paris which was amazing, before moving to London in January for the second half of my placement. My favourite part of this experience has been living in two … Continue reading Actuarial modelling in Paris and London: what I’ve learned
Hey guys! I’m Amy, a 1st Year Archaeology and Heritage student, and I’ve just finished a four-week excavation of a Roman town in Malton! If you didn’t know, when you take any kind of Archaeology degree here at York you get four weeks of excavation experience that is paid for by the university (four days … Continue reading My Archaeology excavation experience
Our international students share some of the things you don’t need to bring with you when you move to the UK for university.
Some of our international students share their top 3 things to bring with you when you move to the UK.
Starting university can be pretty daunting and it’s probably the first time you’ve been living independently. With so much to get used to and so many new responsibilities, it’s easy to fall into some unhealthy patterns and forget your own wellbeing. They might make life easier in the short term but won’t help you in … Continue reading How to look after yourself at uni
Hi everyone I’m Amy, I’m in Alcuin, doing an Archaeology and Heritage degree and I have OCD. When applying to university, we spend a lot of time looking at the location and the course. Will the lecturers be right for me? Can I afford to live in that city? What societies are there? These are … Continue reading Student Support and Wellbeing at York
I decided I was going to undertake a Masters course fulltime which meant leaving a job I really loved and a reliant income that I’d become attached to. Although I’d only been working for three years, returning to studying felt like a big change. I was nervous about how I would cope financially. I’m now … Continue reading Returning to studying: financing a Masters
I’m Felix, a second year student studying Nursing (Mental Health) BSc at The University of York. I hope you enjoyed my last video about a day in my life! The Department of Health Sciences is a great place and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time here so far. To help you get excited about York, I’ve made a video … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Nursing at York
I’m Jonny and I’m in my first year at York studying Film & Television Production. Hopefully, you’ve seen my ‘week in the life’ video. If not, I recommend you watch it to give you an impression of what life is like at York. There are lots of things to look forward to about studying in … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Film & Television Production at York