Dissertation and beyond

During the second term of your second year you are introduced to the idea of a dissertation. At first this 10,000 word project may seem daunting. I have begun to finalise my ideas about a dissertation topic and in this blog I’d like to show you that it should be seen as a great opportunity … Continue reading Dissertation and beyond

Top Tips to Coping With Stress

Stress and university work seem to go hand in hand. Don’t get me wrong, stress can be a good thing, motivating you to excel at work. However, often stress can overwhelm us students, causing more bad than good. But don’t threat! Here are my top tips to coping with stress, to ensure it doesn’t become a … Continue reading Top Tips to Coping With Stress


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.

Accommodation and Societies!

Hi all, After doing recent visit days in the department, lots of students were asking about accommodation (halls, in particular) and joining societies – so I thought I’d go over some things and try and ease some worries you may have. Accommodation In your first year, you will (probably) live in University accommodation aka ‘halls’. … Continue reading Accommodation and Societies!

So much to look forward to

It is amazing how quickly time flies. Having just turned 21 and now well over half way through my time at university, I feel I really ought to be acting like a proper, full-time adult… I’ll let you know when that happens (don’t hold your breath). Despite shortly entering the summer term and then finishing for … Continue reading So much to look forward to