Just as you guys probably have work to do this Christmas, so do we! University students work hard over the Christmas break to prepare for assessments and write up essays. In for next term I’ve a 3000-word essay on environmental crime, a 1750-word essay on policy networks, and a portfolio (3 600-word mini-essays and a compilation of … Continue reading Criminology Modules
It is with some trepidation that I admit to you the dark secret of university life: you actually have to do some work in order to gain a degree. Horrifying thought I know, especially to those of you currently wading through the quagmire of despair also known as A-level revision. But English essays at York … Continue reading English Lit April 2016
Christmas is always the best time of the year to relax and unwind with family and friends. However when you are a student Christmas is still a time you feel you should be studying and continuing with your work. This Christmas has been a great one, with lots of fun activities happening throughout the festive … Continue reading Christmas as a Criminology Student
Most modules for the Social Policy and Applied Social Science pathways have no exams, which is great but does mean you have lots of essays and assignments to do throughout the year. This Christmas break I had three to do – two essays and one Social Research Methods assignment. The titles get released around mid … Continue reading Christmas, New Year and Essays!
Happy New Year and welcome back on the York Blogs page for Economics! So you want to start this year off right? Here are the top 9 skills I think you need to succeed on the course and make the most of your time as a student. These are skills that you will no doubt … Continue reading The E.C.O.N.O.M.I.C.S of studying Economics at York
With November rolling around, many students will be recovering from their post Hallowe’en hangovers, enjoying one of the many firework displays in York, and getting in a frenzied panic about just who the hell they’re going to choose to live with next year, having only known the majority of their friends for a month and … Continue reading Finding the Fun in Formatives