Summer is here! This means the end of lectures, some (hopefully) consistent weather, and for me and my year-group; a long run-up to the final dissertation hand-in. With all my teaching now completed, I thought I’d take this opportunity to reflect on the year and share five things I wish I’d known at the start … Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before my Masters’
It’s a Sunday afternoon in the middle of the Easter holidays, and here I am, in the library, working on my essays and dissertation. Welcome to the third year. During the course of your Sociology degree (or indeed, any degree), you will have a lot of essays to write. And every now and again, you … Continue reading How To Survive A Library Study Session
If you have been keeping up to date with my blogs, you will know that I chose to stay in York for the Easter holidays instead of going home. This has been very productive and I got to appreciate the peace and quiet of the University. As I said before, the main reason for staying at university … Continue reading Exams Approaching…
Now that term two is over, this is the time students normally go home, see friends and family and start the revision for final exams there, but I’ve decided this year to stay here in York and get all my revision done. The main difference to being at the university during the Easter break is the … Continue reading Easter Vacation Begins… Kind of…
Have you ever thought about what is actually available to you when you go to university? Here are 10 insights on what you can get for your fees. Before I go into the reasons, I want to touch on the issue of student debt. Many people are worried about the debt that comes with going to … Continue reading What do your fees get you?
University life can be challenging, but at the University of York, there is plenty of support on hand, and the hard work is worthwhile! I usually wake up at eight o’clock, before having a shower, getting dressed and wishing the world good morning. I like to start the day with a big bowl of porridge, which usually … Continue reading A day in the life of an Education student
Hi there, thanks for stopping by! If you’re a prospective student in desperate need of a true insight into what Economics at York is like, you have landed on the right page. Today, I’ll be taking you with me across campus on an average weekday. A little about myself before I jump into the juicy … Continue reading Follow me around campus: A day in the life of an Economics student!