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
The staff I think the most important thing about any department is the staff. The staff within the Department of Education at York are second to none! They are all experienced in their field of study and have had very successful careers within the Education sector before lecturing at the university. This means the lectures … Continue reading 3 Things to Look Forward to about Education at York
Morning A typical day in my life at York starts with my Monday morning Educational Research Methods lecture, in which we are taught how to analyse data through gaining an understanding of the different methods of data collection. The module is challenging yet ensures that we develop the skills needed to be able to plan … Continue reading A day in the life of an Education student
Hi, I’m Mollie and I am a second year student at the University Of York studying Psychology In Education. Going to uni can be both nerve-wracking and exciting at the same time, but York has made this transition seamless for me and I wouldn’t change it for the world. Thanks to the support, community atmosphere … Continue reading A week in the life of an Education student
Kayaking, Italian, Amnesty International, York Anti-Trafficking Student Group, Christian Union, York Model United Nations….. Woah woah woah! Slow down! There’s too much to choose from. You can get involved in loads of societies in your first year. I certainly did, and why not? Uni is a unique environment where you can try many different things … Continue reading Societies: all or nothing?
I know the feeling. You’ve left home, seen the world, and then all of a sudden, you’re back in school again. What’s the point? You go from this: To this: NOT. AGAIN. I hear you say. Well, let me reassure you, I was in the same boat. Here’s the rather unconventional way I decided which uni … Continue reading Back to education after gap year travels- HELP!
I’ll admit it. I did apply for straight Psychology and was offered a place on this course as an alternative. This was a year after I’d first looked round universities. I couldn’t remember much about any of them other than that I LOVED York. I knew it was my favourite city and I figured this course … Continue reading Studying Psychology in Education at York
It is a well-known fact that a lot of students require coffee to function. The City of York has caught onto this. If you’re like me and coffee shops serve a social, educational and addiction feeding purpose, then York in the city for you – it’s coffee shops go above and beyond your caffeine needs. … Continue reading A Coffee Lover’s Guide to York
A university with colleges or university without colleges? Does it make a difference? What are the purpose of colleges? Will it help me make friends? Am I going to care after first year? These are all questions that were whizzing around my head when I was applying for Universities. In the whirlwind that is UCAS … Continue reading College Life
The time of the year which must not be named fast is approaching, exam season (oops, I named it!). If you’re like me, you’ll be pleased to know that there are not many timed exams. I’m approaching the end of my second year and have completed just one so far. I’ll have my second in a … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy!