Academic life A typical week in the maths department involves lectures, seminars, problems classes and possibly a practical. This term I am taking 5 different modules, all of which are ones that I have chosen. In first year, everyone does the same modules so that you can get a good introduction to the main areas … Continue reading So, what do maths students actually do? A week in the life of a Maths 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
Hello, I’m Aneeska, a second year History of Art undergrad at York! Stay tuned to hear about my regular day. I hope this will give you more of an insight into life at the University of York! Mornings I currently live off campus. One of the joys of being in second year is that you … Continue reading My Typical Day as a History of Art student – see what York has to offer!
As an Environmental Science student, some days are busier and start earlier than others. This depends on what is happening in each module and what deadlines are coming up. Any spare time I have during the day I spend in a computer room in the library. This is the only place I can really focus … Continue reading My Weekly Environment
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
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
Hi! I’m Rebecca and I’m in my first year of studying History here at the University of York. I’ve had a great start to uni and I’ve been able to get involved in so much more than just my course, which has really helped me to adjust to life here! Morning Usually, if I have … Continue reading A day in the life of a History 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
The usual reaction I get when I tell people I’m a chemistry student is “Wow that must be really hard!”. I’m not going to lie, chemistry is not an easy degree but that definitely doesn’t mean it’s not still interesting, fun and engaging! Hopefully, by giving you an insight into what a week in my life … Continue reading Week in the life of a chemistry student
Hi! We’re the student blogging team for 2018/19. In our own words, we’ll give you an authentic insight into what life as a York student is really like. Let’s introduce ourselves: Aiko Hiya, I’m Aiko, I study Marketing with a Year in Industry and I’m a second year in Langwith College. An interesting fact about … Continue reading Introducing our student bloggers