The first society I joined during Freshers’ Week was Baking Society, and I have loved being a part of it ever since! I love to bake at home, and I thought it would be a great way to continue baking affordably, without needing to bring loads of baking equipment with me to uni. It was … Continue reading Baking Society – Ready, Set, Bake!
I am sitting in my room and looking up at the pinboard calendar. Just realizing that almost two months have passed since I first arrived. A lot has happened, including: countless socials (always look for free pizza) dance lessons, the discovery of the fact that Diagon Alley is just a 40 minute walk from my … Continue reading Roses are not red and other things you might learn when arriving at the university
Life at Uni – Myths vs Reality Moving to University can be a daunting concept. As prospective students, many people worry about commonly voiced (and not necessarily accurate!) ideas about Uni life. This mini article aims to put some of these common concerns to rest: myths vs reality. Myth 1 – It’s too expensive! Often … Continue reading Life at University – Myths vs Reality
My name is Rosie and I am a third year sociology student. In my first year, I picked up rowing as a novice and haven’t regretted it since! Prior to uni, I wasn’t very sporty. I only wandered around the sports section of Freshers’ Fair purely because my flatmate wanted to, I hadn’t intended to … Continue reading Rowing at the University of York
Staff and lecturers The first thing to look forward to is how friendly the department is. From my experience, I think that the staff definitely understand that Philosophy can be quite a demanding and a tricky subject (especially for someone who has never done it before university). Particularly in first year, everyone covers the same … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Philosophy at York
So you’ve chosen a joint honours course and you might be sat there thinking “oh no, what have I gotten myself into?”. Well banish those second thoughts and feast your eyes on this! As a third-year joint honours student, a veteran of English and History I’ll have you know, I’m here to tell you about … Continue reading 3 Things to Look forward to as a Joint Honours Student
Hey there, I’m Hizzer; a third year Economics student at the University of York. Aside from studies, I am the President of the Economics Society; one of York’s largest societies. Rather than breaking down every day for you I’ll do a brief overview of the week, including bits from the degree, societies and my own … Continue reading A week in the life of an Economics student
For joint honours students, there are two myths you will hear from your fellow students: you’re either doing double the work or you’re doing barely any of the work for two subjects. As a third year English and History student, I can promise you neither are true. Joint Honours degrees are both intertwined and well-balanced. … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an English and History Student
So I thought I’d tell you a little a bit more about my favourite society… I have been involved with the Dance Society from the very beginning of my time here at York and I am about to start my second year as a member of the committee! It’s one of the most inclusive, fun loving … Continue reading Let’s dance!
Whether you’re a future or current student, your brain cells need nourishing! Unfortunately, all that eating doesn’t always come cheap. After two years of being a student myself, I’ve compiled a list of recipes that are cost and time effective – here are three of my favourites! As a future student, it’s always a good idea to … Continue reading Tips and recipes to get you through student life!