YUSURF trip to Fuerteventura

I’ve recently got back from the annual YUSURF trip. This year, 41 surfers from the University of York spent a week in Fueteventura, in the Canary Islands.  In this blog I’m going to talk you through what YUSURF and its trips are all about. WHAT IS YUSURF? YUSURF is the University of York’s surfing society. It … Continue reading YUSURF trip to Fuerteventura

What is a Digital Leader?

In December I was selected to be one of the Digital Leaders representing the University of York for 2017. The Digital Leaders program is an initiative funded by Santander, for university students with a combination of creative and entrepreneurial talents in the digital field. Still not sure what I’m talking about? In this blog, I … Continue reading What is a Digital Leader?

Club of PEP Study Trips

What is the best thing about studying PPE at York? Hands down, I would say that it is the people I study with. I don’t know of a course, at any university, where there is more of a sense of community than PEP at York. This is largely due to the Club of PEP, which is a student-run … Continue reading Club of PEP Study Trips

Exams are over… what now?

The answer to this question might seem a bit obvious: ‘more lectures, more seminars, more reading…’, but that’s not what I am referring to! What can you do to just relax and unwind after a difficult exam week and all the study you had to do for that beforehand? Well, I have a few personal … Continue reading Exams are over… what now?

Pursuing your passions at York

Hey guys, I’m Jake, a second year Politics, Philosophy and Economics student. I thought I’d start out by talking about one of my passions and how coming to York has allowed me to push myself, meet new people and have a lot of fun though through pursuing this passion. For as long as I can … Continue reading Pursuing your passions at York

Work work work work work….

I’m now well and truly on the “home straight” of my degree (which I cannot believe as I’m writing this!) and in the last year I’ve been thinking a lot about work and what I’m doing next. Where is my degree going to get me? What have I achieved in the last three years? What … Continue reading Work work work work work….