Politics Work Experience

First term in third year for me has been about applying for graduate schemes. To keep with that theme, I thought I’d give you a quick whirlwind tour of what experiences York and other volunteering organisations can offer you. I have spent a lot of time writing application answers about my experiences in the past … Continue reading Politics Work Experience

The beginning of the end (but much less dramatic)

This term is the first term of my final year, and so marks the beginning of the end. The end of my time at university is now in the not-so-distant future and I’m trying to put my remaining time to good use. Joining societies and being involved with anything and everything is really the best way … Continue reading The beginning of the end (but much less dramatic)

Social Policy and Social Work: Here to help!

Hi everyone! Welcome to my blog for the Department of Social Policy and Social Work (SPSW). Over the next few months I’m going to keep you updated with the goings-on here at York and tell you what I’ve been upto! If there’s anything you’d like to ask about any of the SPSW degrees, what student … Continue reading Social Policy and Social Work: Here to help!

Music Maestro

I am second year student on the BSc Film and Television Production course at the University of York. I’m a member of Langwith College and in my first year at York, I lived in halls on the Heslington East Campus. One of my favourite things about York and studying here is the music scene. York … Continue reading Music Maestro

Placement or No Placement?

Hi, my name is Becci and I am in my final year at the university, studying Accounting, Business Finance and Management (ABFM for short, as it is a bit of a mouthful). As I have just returned to the university after spending a year on placement, I thought I would use this blog post to … Continue reading Placement or No Placement?

4/9 of a Biology Degree

Hello, readers! I hope you’re all having a good week. It’s an exciting time, when you’re looking forward to the next year and finishing school as well. You might be considering York, but may not have been up to visit campus, or even visited Yorkshire at all. So to give a little insight into what Biology at York is really like, I … Continue reading 4/9 of a Biology Degree

Welcome to Social Policy and Applied Social Science at York!

Hi there, Thought for my first post I’d just give an introduction to what studying at York is like and why I chose it. I fell in love with York pretty much as soon as I stepped off the train when I came to visit. It is a beautiful city, full of history and character and … Continue reading Welcome to Social Policy and Applied Social Science at York!

5 Student Recipes That Beat A Pot Noodle

If anything, University has made me impossibly unashamed to photograph my food in public, with the sole purpose of uploading it to Instagram and Tumblr and Facebook with the most relevant emoji I can find. But now, in true #nofilter fashion, I’ve decided to give it all a reason for being on the internet. Cooking can be … Continue reading 5 Student Recipes That Beat A Pot Noodle

Philosophy at York…What’s it like?

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?

Interactive Media at York

Arts and sciences are often thought of at opposite ends of the academic spectrum. Consequently, as both a design and tech enthusiast, this made my degree choice difficult. The Interactive media degree at York allowed me to fuse my background in design and technology together, combining a broad base of visual, media and computing skills, … Continue reading Interactive Media at York