Ahh, university halls, that place where you’ll spend a significant part of your first year; where you’ll make your first friends and where you’ll make some of your favourite memories. “But what is it actually like?” you may ask. Well, sit back, relax, and get ready to know everything you need to know about your … Continue reading Living in Halls: Day 1
We all know that the reason we come to university is our degree. We want to study something we like and at the end of our time at uni we want to graduate with a first class honours and find an amazing job. This is the end goal… But, once you start uni you will … Continue reading University is about more than your degree…
Hello everyone and welcome to my first blog post! My name is Roberta and I am a second year Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance student at the University of York. I can’t wait to share with you a bit of student life “wisdom” (joking…wise, me?!). Aaaanyway, to start off I’ve decided to talk about moving … Continue reading A short guide of how to survive your first month at the University of York
So the end is finally in sight for all third year students here at the university. Numerous questions are flying around including, what are you doing after university? The answer is, I am still unsure; however, I aim to apply to join the probation service. Applications should soon be open to join the probation service, … Continue reading Finally approaching the end of third year- Some top tips
As a little overview of what our fun interdisciplinary degree is like, I’ll go through a few of the streams you can choose and why we like them! Chemistry-Maths-Physics I am on the CMP stream which I am a big fan of. It is a specialisation course and after this year I’ll be doing just Maths … Continue reading Natural Sciences: Streams and Socials
So, you’ve got your offers from various universities and now comes the task of choosing which one you will be spending the next three or four (or more) years of your life at. It’s a big decision, a life changing one in fact. But that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult. Just make sure … Continue reading How do I choose which University?
As you may have seen the undergraduate nursing degree course is very full-on, with an equal divide between placement and theory hours. However it is important to have a work-life balance. In this blog I’m going to share some of the things that I have undertaken, as well as opportunities and activities that you might … Continue reading Is there a life outside a nursing degree?
What is a typical week like? In my first year, I typically had between 10 and 15 contact hours, spread evenly across the week. These consisted of lectures, tutorials, field trips and seminars. I always had time for myself to catch up on lectures, work at my part time job and to spend time with … Continue reading A few Environment FAQs…
Last time I was babbling on about how great the variety available in PEP degrees is. Although, it’s come to my attention that this flexibility can actually be a cause of concern for many uncertain and weary onlooking sixth formers. Most of the time, at York, PEP students aren’t just in lectures and seminars with … Continue reading The PEP Identity at York
Hi! So, it’s now February, which means you’re one month closer to the day you start university. By now, you’re probably pretty sick of people telling you that university is going to be the best three years of your life and you just want to skip through the rest of the school year, exams and … Continue reading The Social Side of University: It’s Not Just About Alcohol