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
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
First Year In first year things are a little different, you only have to do normal Problem Based Learning (PBL) because you don’t have option modules. Bearing in mind that second year involves an increase in work, my week still isn’t too bad. It varies along with how much I have going on, but this … Continue reading Confessions of a York Law Student
Originally, York wasn’t one of my university choices. Living in East Yorkshire means that my parents are a mere 45 minute drive away, and at the time, that didn’t seem far enough! I came to the summer Open Day at the end of Year 12, simply because it was so close. I figured that it would be … Continue reading Maths at York: a student perspective
Hi everyone! Welcome to my blog for the Department of Social Policy and Social Work (SPSW). Over the next few months I’m going to keep you updated with the goings-on here at York and tell you what I’ve been upto! If there’s anything you’d like to ask about any of the SPSW degrees, what student … Continue reading Social Policy and Social Work: Here to help!
The decision to go to university is huge, it’s not one to be taken lightly. University life brings with it many changes. In particular, the way you study and learn changes quite dramatically. So, with the hope of helping you grasp what exactly you may be letting yourself in for if you choose to study in … Continue reading What you’re letting yourself in for
As I write this, I can see from my window that the sky is turning orange, indicating that this windy autumn day is coming to a close… at 4pm. Welcome to autumn in the city of York! Not only does autumn indicate the shortening of the days and the return of the northern cold weather, … Continue reading The Course, Having Your Say and Ravenous Ducks