Hey guys! I’m Amy, a 1st Year Archaeology and Heritage student, and I’ve just finished a four-week excavation of a Roman town in Malton! If you didn’t know, when you take any kind of Archaeology degree here at York you get four weeks of excavation experience that is paid for by the university (four days … Continue reading My Archaeology excavation experience
Variety (is the spice of life) If you’re considering applying for a natural sciences degree, then chances are you haven’t completely decided where your future lies. Not everyone has their life planned out after their studies are over. A lot of people can’t decide, after finishing school, which single subject they want to study – … Continue reading Three things to look forward to as a natural scientist
So, what actions should you take if you find yourself in Clearing? Contact your head of Sixth Form One of the first things to do is to contact your head of Sixth Form. They have experience dealing with students in this situation and will be happy to help. Contact universities you’ve previously applied to Some of the … Continue reading Historical Archaeology via Clearing
Monday It’s Monday morning and I wake to the sound of my alarm. Somehow in the haze of sleep I have managed to snooze it for forty-five minutes and now I’m in a hurry. Mondays are my earliest start, a 9am lecture isn’t the ideal time to start the week but I love the content … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Natural Scientist
Deciding which is the best university, where you’ll spend the next three years of your life, is an almighty task. I have therefore come up with three incredible simple reasons why the University of York is an amazing university for you to study Archaeology at. 1. King’s Manor The Department of Archaeology is not actually based … Continue reading 3 reasons to study Archaeology at The University of York
It’s scary, but university is just around the corner… the last hurdle is sitting those all important A-level exams, and before you know it, you’ll be at York! …For me, this is where the panic started to sink in. I began searching every student forum imaginable for information about how to prepare for university! Luckily for … Continue reading Preparing for University
So, you’ve received your offers to study archaeology, and you may have already decided on your firm choice. This is when you start asking yourself… but what can I do with archaeology? Or at least, that’s what I started thinking when I was at your stage. Granted, this was mostly a result of friends and family … Continue reading What can you do with Archaeology?
Archaeology has always been an enthusiasm of mine, and I knew that it was the subject I wanted to study at university. So, when it came to choosing which university I wanted to study at, I wanted to make sure I made the right choice! The University of York was perfect for me, for a … Continue reading Why I chose to study archaeology at York, and why you should too!