Hello again everyone! I thought I’d base this blog mainly on accommodation as that’s likely to be your next step in preparation for coming to York (because you obviously chose us!) York has a number of different colleges housing students of all years, over two campuses – Campus West (where Psychology is based) and Campus East. … Continue reading College, Courses and Cases!
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.
Let’s fast forward a year… you will have just completed your first term at the University of York, about to start your second term and ready to sit those all important exams! So what will you have just experienced? Freshers’ Week Freshers’ Week kick-starts the uni experience. A week packed full of socials, nights out, … Continue reading Your first term at York: What to expect
Welcome to the first ever social work blog! Throughout this blog I hope to give you insight into what studying for a social work degree is like, what life on and off campus is like and all the different societies there are for you to join, as well as things to do in the beautiful … Continue reading Welcome to the best years of your life!
Don’t worry, this won’t be boring – the life of a History of Art student at University of York is nothing of the sort! First week: the panic begins The first week of term is a big bundle of mixed emotions, it’s the happiest and scariest week (with the last week of term a close second). For … Continue reading How to survive your first term as a History of Art student in York!
One of the most important things about going to university is the town/city in which you study. For history students in particular, the choice of location is often one of most important factors in choosing where to study. So, for my first post, let’s have a look at York as a city to study history … Continue reading Studying History in York – History on your doorstep.
Well week 8 has come to a close, last year this term seemed like an age, now university life just seems to be going faster and faster. I blinked and two months had shot by. It’s almost like the summer break never happened, once I stepped foot back in the lecture hall it was straight … Continue reading First Impressions of a Second Year
Going into a computer science degree, you always get the stereotypical view from others that you’re going into your first year expecting to stay in your room playing games like World Of Warcraft, you’re not really going to socialise with others and that you’re preparing for a life of pretty much just coding away at … Continue reading Computer Science At York
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
Hello! My plan is to restrain myself from etching down every single event that has occurred in the last 7 weeks since I arrived so, instead, I’m just going to talk about my time as a Natural Sciences student specifically! At York, NatSci students come in many forms: you’ll find them specifying themselves as nanoscientists or neuroscientists … Continue reading The Work and Home of NatSci Students