What’s in a Master’s?

Hello! Seeing as it’s the reason I’m here in York, I thought I’d do this blog on my degree itself. I’m studying for an MSc in Forensic Speech Science as part of the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. I promise I won’t over-burden you with every module, but I want to give you a … Continue reading What’s in a Master’s?

Day in the life of an English Literature student

9am Lecture I’m up early ready for my lectures. First, I have a lecture on High Medieval Literature. Then I have my fortnightly dissertation meeting followed by a CV tips lecture. 12pm Lunch at a campus bar I meet my coursemates for lunch. Today, we go to Courtyard for a burger and chat about our … Continue reading Day in the life of an English Literature student

A day in the life of a Third Year Maths student

Hi, I’m Will a third-year student in my final year of studying for a degree in Maths. So far, this term has been a busy one for me. On average we have 15 contact hours a week, and these include a mix of lectures, seminars, practical sessions and computing labs. The diversity in the style … Continue reading A day in the life of a Third Year Maths student

A week in the life of an Education student

Hi, I’m Mollie and I am a second year student at the University Of York studying Psychology In Education. Going to uni can be both nerve-wracking and exciting at the same time, but York has made this transition seamless for me and I wouldn’t change it for the world. Thanks to the support, community atmosphere … Continue reading A week in the life of an Education student

The Basic Dos and Don’ts of Packing for University

It’s true that a lot of students in York come from surrounding areas and can go home whenever they fancy. For some, however, going home and picking up items that you forgot or only recently realized would be useful is not an option. I am part of this latter group, especially since I come from … Continue reading The Basic Dos and Don’ts of Packing for University

A Week in the Life of a Postgraduate Research Student

My name is Alice and I’m a postgraduate research student studying for a PhD with the Department of English and Related Literature and the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies. There are a lot of myths about what it’s like to be a PhD student, but what does a week in the life of a doctoral researcher … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Postgraduate Research Student

Interview with a second year Biology student

Hi I’m Fanni, and I’m part of the student content team. In this blog post, I’m going to interviewing my housemate Atalie who will walk us through one of her days and give us some recommendations about where to go in York or on campus to switch off. Hi Atalie, thank you for agreeing to … Continue reading Interview with a second year Biology student

What makes an SPS student!

Hello everyone! My name is Jessica and I am currently a 1st year student who is completing a degree in SPS (Social and Political Sciences). I will be using this blog post to emphasize what an amazing and diverse course it is. I currently do one module in Sociology, one module in Social Policy and … Continue reading What makes an SPS student!

What to pack for university

I don’t think a definitive list of what to pack for university exists but there are definitely a few essentials that won’t go amiss, unfortunately, none of it is very exciting. Cutlery, cups, plates and cooking utensils might seems obvious suggestions but I didn’t pack any of these things and, instead, thought I’d buy them … Continue reading What to pack for university

A Day in the Life of an English student

7.30am: I’m up this early in the morning because I have an early morning seminar for my American Literature, 1910-Present module. I spend 9-11am every Thursday morning in this seminar, and love every minute of it! I leave home twenty minutes before class starts to take a nice walk to uni. At 8.30am, my phone … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an English student