Hi, I’m Matt, an Economics and Finance student here at York. I’m currently doing a Placement Year working as a Finance Intern at The Walt Disney Company. Why did you decide to do a placement? When looking at uni courses I decided I wanted to do some sort of internship or placement year. I also … Continue reading My finance placement at The Walt Disney Company
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
Hi, I’m Chris, an Economics student here at York. I’m currently doing a Placement Year working as an Assurance Associate at Ernst & Young. Why did you decide to do a placement? I chose to do an internship to find out what I enjoyed in respect to work. Also hoping to improve my career prospects, … Continue reading Working at Ernst & Young for a year
Deciding where to go for university can be a daunting experience. Whether as a British student or as an international one like myself, it’s hard to figure out what the best choice for you is. After spending more than two years at the University of York, these are the reasons why I think deciding to … Continue reading Discovering Economics at the University of York
Hey there, I’m Hizzer; a third year Economics student at the University of York. Aside from studies, I am the President of the Economics Society; one of York’s largest societies. Rather than breaking down every day for you I’ll do a brief overview of the week, including bits from the degree, societies and my own … Continue reading A week in the life of an Economics student
Hi! My name is Rosita and I am a second-year Economics student. Today I’ll bring you along with me on what is a typical day at university. 7.30 am This morning, I have a 9am seminar on Macroeconomics, which means that I need to wake up early in order to eat breakfast and not rush … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an Economics Student
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?
University is the next step in your life and can be a very contrasting environment to school life. To follow are some things that I wish I had a better understanding of before I started university. Don’t be fooled by a day off The format of an average university today is different to what you … Continue reading 5 things I wish I knew before starting my degree
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!
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