There’s something both really convenient about the city of York. As a Londoner (yes, I know…) the thought of going to university in the capital seemed a bit overwhelming. There’s simply too much to do! On one hand I didn’t want to go to a university that was in the middle of nowhere, but on the … Continue reading York…My Four Favourite Things About Your Uni’s Town
Although I’m an SPS student now, back in the heady days of UCAS applications, that wasn’t what I had put down to try and study. I was originally going to do History, still at York, until a bad grade in my History exams at A-Level put pay to those ideas. After heading into clearing (something … Continue reading The Wonderful World of Joint Honours
Societies play a huge part of university life here at York. They’re central to the student-organised activities at university and provide the best way of finding other people that are interested in the same things as you. Not only are they a whole lot of fun, but they can give you experience that might come … Continue reading Societies and Careers, time to explore!
Studying Philosophy, you may be surprised at how little time you’ll spend in lectures and seminars, but don’t think this is because the course is relaxed – as in any university course, you’ll need to do a lot of independent study. This was one of the things that took me by surprise when I arrived … Continue reading Philosophy at York…What’s it like?