We all know that the reason we come to university is our degree. We want to study something we like and at the end of our time at uni we want to graduate with a first class honours and find an amazing job. This is the end goal… But, once you start uni you will … Continue reading University is about more than your degree…
One of the unique aspects of the University of York is the collegiate system, yet for many applicants it is something that you know little about prior to actually arriving at your college on the first day of term. So to give you an insight into what colleges are and what they offer you, I’ve … Continue reading College Life: In Conversation with the Goodricke Committee
Hey guys, I’m Jake, a second year Politics, Philosophy and Economics student. I thought I’d start out by talking about one of my passions and how coming to York has allowed me to push myself, meet new people and have a lot of fun though through pursuing this passion. For as long as I can … Continue reading Pursuing your passions at York
It’s coming up to that time when exams are beginning to creep up on us unsuspecting students, and the year is reaching its final chapter. The biggest highlight of summer term without a doubt is Roses, an annual inter-university sports tournament against Lancaster, in which each uni take it in turns to host a large scale campus … Continue reading Term three approaches, and it’s almost time for Roses!
York is short for Yorkshire after all…
The road to Roses 2016 has begun! Roses is a bitterly contested sports tournament against our rivals Lancaster University. It’s easily the biggest event in the sporting calendar at York. This year we take the fight to Lancaster’s campus and it’s now less than 50 days until the hugely anticipated battle! As York Sport President, I’m … Continue reading The road to Roses has begun!
As you may have seen the undergraduate nursing degree course is very full-on, with an equal divide between placement and theory hours. However it is important to have a work-life balance. In this blog I’m going to share some of the things that I have undertaken, as well as opportunities and activities that you might … Continue reading Is there a life outside a nursing degree?
One of the things I like about the people on my course this year is our Facebook group we have, particularly when somebody notifies everyone the marks for a module are out. While this is very useful, you can imagine how terrifying it can be. If you’ve done your research on the computer science course at … Continue reading Results, Football and Something to think about…
I vividly remember my first ride with the University of York cycling club. The embarrassment is etched into my psyche and there it is likely to stay! I had spent the summer of first year rediscovering a love for cycling and decided that upon arriving back at uni, I’d give the cycling club a go. … Continue reading The human SatNav – four years of cycling in York
Going into a computer science degree, you always get the stereotypical view from others that you’re going into your first year expecting to stay in your room playing games like World Of Warcraft, you’re not really going to socialise with others and that you’re preparing for a life of pretty much just coding away at … Continue reading Computer Science At York