Hi, I’m Graidey, a first-year Psychology student. Here are some of the things I love about being at York. Meeting new friends You’ll meet all of your course mates in lectures, as everyone has the same schedule in first year. I felt a bit lost and overwhelmed on the first day, but it got better … Continue reading Top things to look forward to about Psychology at York
Monday To start off my week right, I typically like to hit the gym before I go for my lectures. It gets me into a good headspace, raring to begin the week. I normally go to the gym on campus due to its large variety of weight training stations. My first module for the week … Continue reading A week in a life of a Psychology student
Sense of Community My favourite thing about the psychology department at York is the sense of community. I didn’t experience this vibe at any other university I visited. They make no secret of the fact that as a psychology student here, every single event in your timetable will take place in their wonderful pink building. I … Continue reading Psychology at York: the Best Bits
Monday To begin the week, I head to the library to crack on with the core reading given for my seminar on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention. This is one of my 3rd Year advanced modules and, for me, is always timetabled on a Monday from 1-3pm. I print off a booklet of the lecture slides … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Psychology Undergraduate Student
Psychology is the perfect subject for me. My contact hours give my days some structure, making it a lot easier to plan around them. Generally speaking, I’ll have 15-20 contact hours a week. Although this fluctuates depending on the point in the term. It may sound like a lot in comparison to other courses, but … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Psychology Student
Trying to describe a ‘typical’ week studying Psychology at York is quite tricky! Especially as, not only does my schedule vary from week-to-week, but it changes quite a lot over the years. As for lectures, everyone in Psychology attends the same lectures for the first two years which I’ll go into more detail about first. … Continue reading Being a Psychology Student at York: My Week!
Why Psychology? I had always been fascinated by the human mind and, for as long as I can remember, I’ve been asking questions about why we do what we do, say and think. When it came to choosing York, it only took a matter of hours to realize this is where I truly wanted to … Continue reading Psychology at York – The Best Decision I Ever Made
Hi all! After being a student ambassador for some Open Days at the University of York this week, I have realised that a particular worry people have when choosing a Psychology degree, is where it will take them in the future. So… I thought I would give you an insight into some of the careers … Continue reading Psychology and The Future!
Hi all! I thought I’d give you an insight into a week in the life of a first year Psychology student here at York! Some of you may be concerned that uni is more intense than your previous education… so i’m here to settle those worries! So for first and second year, your work is … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Psychology Student
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