So, what do maths students actually do? A week in the life of a Maths student.

Academic life A typical week in the maths department involves lectures, seminars, problems classes and possibly a practical. This term I am taking 5 different modules, all of which are ones that I have chosen. In first year, everyone does the same modules so that you can get a good introduction to the main areas … Continue reading So, what do maths students actually do? A week in the life of a Maths student.


Okay, so you’re thinking about doing Maths at York. The course has changed a bit from the one I’m doing but a lot of the content is the same 🙂 For me, I had five courses in my first year: Intro To Stats in first term, Real Analysis and Intro To Applied in second, and … Continue reading Maths.


Hello! I’d like to take some time in this post to talk about societies. During high school and sixth form I’d never really been part of a “club”. I did guitar lessons and used the gym, but I never did things as part of a team. I was your stereotypical un-sporty, maths geek type that … Continue reading Societies

How to uni…

University is scary. The department you become part of will be bigger than your current year group. No ones forcing you to do any work, but if you don’t, it’s on your back. You’ll go from being a big fish in a small pond to a big fish in the Atlantic ocean… …and all the other … Continue reading How to uni…

Back to the future

The third and final year of my degree is, in theory, the year I make plans for after university ends. In theory. The reality has actually been very different, but it’s not the end of the world! I always knew that I wanted to come to university. I wanted the experience of living away from home and … Continue reading Back to the future