Why I chose York for my PhD

I did my undergraduate degree, my Masters degree and now my PhD at York. In all honesty, I originally chose to study here on a bit of a whim. It seems crazy, looking back, but it ended up being the best choice I’d ever made. When you’re trying to pick which university to go to, … Continue reading Why I chose York for my PhD

Support and Wellbeing at York

There’s no sugarcoating it: sometimes life at university can get tough. From workload to homesickness, it’s no surprise that some students can find themselves in need of some sort of support during their time at university. The student mental health crisis in the UK is becoming more and more apparent, and an increasing number of … Continue reading Support and Wellbeing at York

Three things to look forward to when studying Archaeology at York

Great opportunities My favourite aspect of the Archaeology department is probably the number of opportunities that are available both as part of the course and outside of it. Within the course, I was able to choose from a wide range of modules for second year. I settled on prehistory themes, mummification and human bones. The … Continue reading Three things to look forward to when studying Archaeology at York

My three favourite things about being a York Management School student

Let’s start at the beginning shall we? Staff care so much My absolute FAVOURITE thing, and what you should DEFINITELY be looking forward to most about joining the Management School is the quality of the lecturers/tutors/supervisors. I’ve got to know several members of academic staff throughout my time at uni. Hand on heart I can … Continue reading My three favourite things about being a York Management School student

Studying with a Specific Learning Difficulty: what you need to know

Hi, I’m Megan, a Masters student diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and Specific Learning Difficulties. Studying with a specific learning difficulty can be daunting, so I wanted to share my experiences of this. I’ll also give you some tips for making the most of university life, whether you’re a postgrad or an undergrad.  First things first; … Continue reading Studying with a Specific Learning Difficulty: what you need to know