University is the next step in your life and can be a very contrasting environment to school life. To follow are some things that I wish I had a better understanding of before I started university. Don’t be fooled by a day off The format of an average university today is different to what you … Continue reading 5 things I wish I knew before starting my degree
At the time of writing this post, I have just finished my shift as a Student Ambassador working at one of many upcoming interview days for prospective students at the Law School. Few Law Schools in the UK request students attend an interview, so it can be off-putting to even apply for those that do! … Continue reading An Interview at York Law School
So you think you want to study economics? Contrary to popular belief, economics is not just looking at graphs and analysing statistics – it’s a actually a very rich and diverse subject! I give you five reasons why economics is “da bomb”, and how it could change your life! 1. Awareness of current issues Current affairs … Continue reading Here’s why studying economics is your ticket to success
I’m now well and truly on the “home straight” of my degree (which I cannot believe as I’m writing this!) and in the last year I’ve been thinking a lot about work and what I’m doing next. Where is my degree going to get me? What have I achieved in the last three years? What … Continue reading Work work work work work….
I’ve been at home recently for Easter, spending some time with my family, and generally just neglecting the copious amounts of work that I have to do for the next term with regard to assessments. Pretty standard student behaviour. This post is inspired by a conversation I had with my sister whilst I’ve been here. … Continue reading ‘I Don’t Just Want an Office Job’
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
I have had a lot of questions about PBL so I thought I’d go into a bit more depth about what it entails. Example Scenario- recent news article about an employee who has written a “tell all” book about their employer and it is about to be published. The example itself will be about a … Continue reading Problem Based Learning
It’s a Sunday afternoon in the middle of the Easter holidays, and here I am, in the library, working on my essays and dissertation. Welcome to the third year. During the course of your Sociology degree (or indeed, any degree), you will have a lot of essays to write. And every now and again, you … Continue reading How To Survive A Library Study Session
So, you’ve received your offers to study archaeology, and you may have already decided on your firm choice. This is when you start asking yourself… but what can I do with archaeology? Or at least, that’s what I started thinking when I was at your stage. Granted, this was mostly a result of friends and family … Continue reading What can you do with Archaeology?
Learning at university doesn’t necessarily mean learning things, although you’ll learn some of those as well. You’ll gain a bunch of other skills useful for later life (and some that are not, like how to eat spaghetti with only a spoon). In this blog post I’ll talk about stuff I’ve learned through my degree, that … Continue reading Unexpected yacht expertise and other things you might gain from your degree.