Trips To be honest, at the start of this course the idea of frequent field trips was daunting to me. I hadn’t done a geography GCSE or A-level, so I had little experience of trekking up hills in the pouring rain. I didn’t believe I had the desire (or the stamina) to do so. But … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful: Environment and Geography
York is one of the best places to study Archaeology. There’s so much history right on your doorstep and the course itself is nuanced and fun. However, you’ve probably heard all of this before so instead of repeating myself (even though it really is great!) I caught up with three first year Archaeology students in … Continue reading 3 Things to Look Forward to as an Archaeology Student
Hi there! I’m Aneeska, a second year History of Art undergrad. I chose York because of the welcoming nature of the department on the open day. I have really enjoyed my time in York so far, and the support and great opportunities on offer from the department has really made my experience!
Hello, I’m Lottie and I study biology at York. There are many reasons why I’m pleased that I chose to study at York. Since arriving, lecturers and the course content have helped me enjoy biology and question the world around us. At York, there is a diverse amount of research within different areas of biology, … Continue reading Studying biology at York : what to look forward to
At the very beginning of your life, when you were just learning how to tie your shoes and how the sun is something the planet orbits around, life was like a puzzle which you were slowly piecing together. As you get older, the puzzle seems more complete and you figure that you know enough about … Continue reading An insight into the life of a biology student
If I wrote that I were trying to simultaneously finish an essay, reply to messages and plan my summer, it would sound like a normal Tuesday. If I added that I’m also mentally running through my Catalan phrases (‘Ba beh?’ is equivalent to ‘y’alright?’) and enjoying the 20 degree heat, it really doesn’t. I am … Continue reading Ba beh? From the Mallorca field course
To be perfectly honest, choosing where to study was a really tough call, and it was only after I started exploring the city and everything the University had to offer that I fell in love with it. If York is calling your name, like it was calling mine, here are 10 things you can look … Continue reading 10 reasons why I chose York, and why you should too
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
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!
As I write this, I can see from my window that the sky is turning orange, indicating that this windy autumn day is coming to a close… at 4pm. Welcome to autumn in the city of York! Not only does autumn indicate the shortening of the days and the return of the northern cold weather, … Continue reading The Course, Having Your Say and Ravenous Ducks