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.
Hello. I’m going to write this blog Thursday to Wednesday to try to give you a good idea of what a typical week at York looks like for me. York Law School (YLS) teaches through problem-based learning and my academic week starts and ends on a Thursday/ Friday. So I thought that this structure would … Continue reading A week in the life of a Law student
Studying at the University of York was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here’s why I chose it… Learning a new language One of the main advantages of being part of the Linguistic department is the opportunity to start a language course as part of one’s degree. Learning Arabic was always a … Continue reading A week in the life of a Linguistic student
The first thing to mention is that languages at York are actually taught in the language you’re studying (that seems obvious, but it baffles me that so many other unis teach in English)! And you’re in seminar groups of around 15 students. This means you get a lot of speaking practice which is really beneficial. … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Languages Student
Hello, I’m Aneeska, a second year History of Art undergrad at York! Stay tuned to hear about my regular day. I hope this will give you more of an insight into life at the University of York! Mornings I currently live off campus. One of the joys of being in second year is that you … Continue reading My Typical Day as a History of Art student – see what York has to offer!
As an Environmental Science student, some days are busier and start earlier than others. This depends on what is happening in each module and what deadlines are coming up. Any spare time I have during the day I spend in a computer room in the library. This is the only place I can really focus … Continue reading My Weekly Environment
Morning So it’s 7.30am and my alarm has roused me from sleep, but I’m an optimist so I reset it for 8.15am and drift back off. 8.15am comes around far too soon and it’s a mad dash to shower, dress, grab food I packed the night before (hopefully), and leg it to my 9am lab. … Continue reading Journey Through the Day of an Electronic Engineering Student
Morning A typical day in my life at York starts with my Monday morning Educational Research Methods lecture, in which we are taught how to analyse data through gaining an understanding of the different methods of data collection. The module is challenging yet ensures that we develop the skills needed to be able to plan … Continue reading A day in the life of an Education student
Modules and lectures As a Computer Science student, my typical week starts off with lectures. First year Computer Science students have about 16 hours of lectures & practicals sessions per week which is above the average and means we have less learning to do on our own. Our modules (uni word for ‘subject’) include ICAR … Continue reading What it’s like to study Computer Science at York