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
So you think you want to study economics? Contrary to popular belief, economics is not just looking at graphs and analysing statistics – it’s a actually a very rich and diverse subject! I give you five reasons why economics is “da bomb”, and how it could change your life! 1. Awareness of current issues Current affairs … Continue reading Here’s why studying economics is your ticket to success
Ever wonder how you can improve your life by using your phone, tablet or laptop? I do, too. All of the time. A simple search in the ‘productivity’ tab on the App store generally doesn’t cut it, though. Over the past 2 years I have searched high and low to find the absolute BEST apps … Continue reading The 5 most popular student apps, tried and tested!
Whether you’re a future or current student, your brain cells need nourishing! Unfortunately, all that eating doesn’t always come cheap. After two years of being a student myself, I’ve compiled a list of recipes that are cost and time effective – here are three of my favourites! As a future student, it’s always a good idea to … Continue reading Tips and recipes to get you through student life!
To be perfectly honest, choosing where to study was a really tough call, and it was only after I started exploring the city and everything the University had to offer that I fell in love with it. If York is calling your name, like it was calling mine, here are 10 things you can look … Continue reading 10 reasons why I chose York, and why you should too
Happy New Year and welcome back on the York Blogs page for Economics! So you want to start this year off right? Here are the top 9 skills I think you need to succeed on the course and make the most of your time as a student. These are skills that you will no doubt … Continue reading The E.C.O.N.O.M.I.C.S of studying Economics at York
Hi there, thanks for stopping by! If you’re a prospective student in desperate need of a true insight into what Economics at York is like, you have landed on the right page. Today, I’ll be taking you with me across campus on an average weekday. A little about myself before I jump into the juicy … Continue reading Follow me around campus: A day in the life of an Economics student!