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
Being third in the country for chemistry is pretty hard to live up to. So, in this blog, I have decided to share a little window of my week – involving the most hectic but also unique day, labs. A typical week consists of a lab day, about 12 1-hour lectures, a 2 hour workshop … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Chemist: In my Element
Sociology at York is a super fun and varied degree. The subject matter is vast, one week you could be in a lecture about memes and the next a lecture about the marketisation of body parts. I came to York having no previous experience with any type of social sciences. I don’t think I realised … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Sociology Student
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?