My finance placement at Amazon

Hi, I’m Francesca, an Economics student here at York. I’m currently doing a Placement Year working as a Finance Intern at Amazon. What is your role? I work in the Finance organisation within a team called B2B (Business to Business) Finance Operations, supporting the Advertising channel.  At a very high level, my role involves ensuring … Continue reading My finance placement at Amazon

What even is Social Policy?

A question thrown around a lot during Freshers’ week is “What do you study?”. It’s a nice, easy question to initiate a conversation as you get to know more people. Or that was what I thought, until my response of ‘Social Policy’ often received rather confused looks! Indeed, when asked to expand upon my chosen … Continue reading What even is Social Policy?

Tips to make your life easier!

Starting university provides many great opportunities to discover who you are, your interests and your abilities. However, there are many unknown areas where you may trip up or make a few mistakes. I am going to share with you a few tips I wish someone had told me before I started university which would have … Continue reading Tips to make your life easier!

Starting your new chapter

Hi there, this is my first blog and therefore this is all new to me. I’ll start by telling you about myself but I’ll keep it brief so I don’t bore you! My name is Alice, I am currently a second year student studying Economics and Finance at York, I come from London and I … Continue reading Starting your new chapter