I am now in my final year, however, I have tried to fit in an awful lot whilst here! Time has flown and apart from being proud I have made it this far, I am also proud of the extra achievements I have made whilst here. A general week for me is 2/3 days in … Continue reading A week in the life of a Social Policy student
The first thing to mention is that languages at York are actually taught in the language you’re studying (that seems obvious, but it baffles me that so many other unis teach in English)! And you’re in seminar groups of around 15 students. This means you get a lot of speaking practice which is really beneficial. … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Languages Student
Modules and lectures As a Computer Science student, my typical week starts off with lectures. First year Computer Science students have about 16 hours of lectures & practicals sessions per week which is above the average and means we have less learning to do on our own. Our modules (uni word for ‘subject’) include ICAR … Continue reading What it’s like to study Computer Science at York
Hello! My name is Salman and I am a second year Politics with International Relations student. In this blog, I will share the broad range of activities that you can engage with as a student at the University of York. With a subject that is never settled, it is always an exciting time to be … Continue reading Welcome to Politics at York!
One thing that I can promise studying at York will do is encourage you to rewrite your bucket list. Being a lover of the canonical arts, before I started doing history of art at York my list was fairly standard: visit the Vatican to see Michelangelo’s famous ceiling; go to the National Gallery; visit MoMA, … Continue reading New and Improved History of Art Bucket List
Just as you guys probably have work to do this Christmas, so do we! University students work hard over the Christmas break to prepare for assessments and write up essays. In for next term I’ve a 3000-word essay on environmental crime, a 1750-word essay on policy networks, and a portfolio (3 600-word mini-essays and a compilation of … Continue reading Criminology Modules
If you have just been accepted onto the Social work degree at York and are starting in September then you are probably wondering what life for you will be like come September. What will my timetable look like? What are the assignments like? Will I still have time to go out and be a “normal” … Continue reading The life of a social work student
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
Next term is set to be a busy one! Here’s a few things that I’ll be up to… Assessments due! More of a case of looking forward to having them done rather than actually doing them but still an important landmark. This year I have assessments due for the final deadline in May, what’s great … Continue reading Looking forward….
Hello everyone! So, as promised, this week I have attached a link to an interview with Professor Peter Thompson from the Psychology department here at the University of York. Hope you enjoy! Please feel free to ask any questions! 😀 Keep smiling… Katie x