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
Hello from the other side…of term! Sorry, that was terrible, but I am happy enough to be done with Spring term that I’ll forgive myself a bad Adele intro. First off, thanks to everyone who stopped by our online chat event! One thing I was asked was: what is a typical day like? The answer: … Continue reading A Typical Week
The Music course at the University of York has something for everyone, and its structure is one of the main reasons I chose York. I thought I’d give you a quick run-down of the way it works and some (but not all) of its best features… Practical Project Every year, the first module the first-years undertake is the ‘practical … Continue reading Why choose music at York?
For most people (including me), questioning education is not something one does as they grow up. The bells, the uniform, the timetable, what you are taught and who decides this. For most of us, this goes largely unquestioned, a passing thought from time to time. We turn up, do what we are asked to do, … Continue reading Education, Education, Education
Before I arrived in York, I had many questions about what studying philosophy here would be like. Fortunately, many people also had the same questions and I’ve put down answers to three of the most commonly asked about what studying here is like. 1) How much of my first year is optional? The first year is … Continue reading 3 FAQ’s about Philosophy at York
The spring term has come to an end and I am so ready for a nice relaxing holiday, though obviously not without some prep for the summer exams. I just handed in my last assignment for this term which was a digital circuit designed in VHDL to perform matrix multiplication. I actually found the assignment … Continue reading Time for a Holiday