So you’ve chosen a joint honours course and you might be sat there thinking “oh no, what have I gotten myself into?”. Well banish those second thoughts and feast your eyes on this! As a third-year joint honours student, a veteran of English and History I’ll have you know, I’m here to tell you about … Continue reading 3 Things to Look forward to as a Joint Honours Student
So, you’ve received your offer to study History at York. Excited? Nervous? Three years ago I was in your shoes and couldn’t wait to move and start my degree. This said, I was definitely nervous about some things, and had questions about aspects of the history department like: ‘what modules will I be studying?’; or, … Continue reading 6 things to look forward to about History at York
The clincher in choosing York for me was the sheer range of courses available to me as a history student. A good mixture of independent and group study in lectures and seminars allowed me to find my feet at university whilst meeting people who I count as some of my closest friends now, so don’t … Continue reading An average day for a History student
It’s definitely a weird one. After enjoying a Christmas at home in the UK, travelling back to South Africa, for the second semester of my Study Abroad, was a completely different experience to when I made the journey to the first time. Of course this time was not filled with apprehension, nervousness and not knowing … Continue reading The second semester – Study Abroad – Back to South Africa
Hi everyone! I hope that everything is going well, that you have already received good offers from your university choices and that, of course, you are considering to come to study at York. As I had promised in my last blog post , I am going to share my list of favourite places in Yorkwith you. … Continue reading Top 10 places to visit in York
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
Picking a university is hard. It’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make in your life, and it’s completely understandable if you’re nervous. So let me tell you why I chose the department, and explain two of the great things about York – the colleges and the city. Firstly, the department. You’ve probably spent … Continue reading Why should you choose York for History? A student view.
Hi! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and New Year, and are looking forward to the exciting year ahead! I thought with this post I would focus on York itself, because when choosing a university, the city in which it is based is always going to be a big influence on your decision, … Continue reading My York Top 10!
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!