A week in the life of a Film and Television student

Hello! I’m Jonny and I’m in my first year at York studying Film and Television Production. I’ve not been here for a long time but I’m already loving the course. It’s very expansive and covers the analysis, history and production of film and television. From the excellent teaching staff to the industry-standard facilities, York allows … Continue reading A week in the life of a Film and Television student

Midwifery and me!

Hi! New to blogging so here goes! I’m so excited to get back to University, we have just had two lovely weeks off for Christmas. I was able to spend some well earnt time relaxing with my husband, children and our crazy dalmatian. We even had a little holiday to visit the ‘big man’ in … Continue reading Midwifery and me!

So, what do maths students actually do? A week in the life of a Maths student.

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.

Music at York

Hello! I’m Megan and I’m a third year Undergraduate Music student here at York! The Department is small yet, vibrant and incredibly inclusive. There are only two courses (Music and Music and Sound Recording) and all first year students, along with some second and third years, are involved on a large project together called the Practical … Continue reading Music at York

Top Tips to Coping With Stress

Stress and university work seem to go hand in hand. Don’t get me wrong, stress can be a good thing, motivating you to excel at work. However, often stress can overwhelm us students, causing more bad than good. But don’t threat! Here are my top tips to coping with stress, to ensure it doesn’t become a … Continue reading Top Tips to Coping With Stress

What even is Social Policy?

A question thrown around a lot during Freshers’ week is “What do you study?”. It’s a nice, easy question to initiate a conversation as you get to know more people. Or that was what I thought, until my response of ‘Social Policy’ often received rather confused looks! Indeed, when asked to expand upon my chosen … Continue reading What even is Social Policy?