I am the biggest believer in productivity and snapping up every opportunity that comes my way. In my first year I said yes to so many things and I’ve made incredible friends and wonderful memories from doing so. However, you’re also starting a new course, learning how to look after yourself, meeting new people and … Continue reading Busy busy busy, how can you make the most of extracurricular activities?
As the winter chill hits England hard, I want to cast all your minds to the warmth of the summer months, and how you can spend these few months of your summer doing something really rewarding! The University of York offers some really amazing volunteering opportunities that anyone can take part in! This gives you … Continue reading Volunteering in Africa
There are loads of opportunities to be involved in something at university; I hope you’ve gained a small insight of that from these blogs and the things I get up to in my spare time! One of the slight downsides to doing a lot of extra-curricular activities is that sometimes it can cost a bit of … Continue reading In the words of Rihanna, “Work, work, work, work, work..”
Next term is set to be a busy one! Here’s a few things that I’ll be up to… Assessments due! More of a case of looking forward to having them done rather than actually doing them but still an important landmark. This year I have assessments due for the final deadline in May, what’s great … Continue reading Looking forward….
Volunteering! As a Criminology third year student, like most York students, it has come to that time of my university journey, where I have been looking online for potential jobs for when I finish my degree in July. My university experience has been great; however, throughout my time here supervisors and lecturers have been stressing … Continue reading Get volunteering experience alongside your degree!
There’s so much more to being a student at York than lectures and studying, here’s just a few things I’ve been up to recently to give you a taste of what else student life offers here 🙂 Dance Show! My housemate is a member of the University of York Dance Society and on Saturday night … Continue reading Life outside of lectures
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?
Hi guys! I hope you’re all well and had a lovely Christmas and New year. In this blog, I thought I would give you a bit of an insight as to what it is like living as a First year Psychology student here in York! First and second year timetables are of a very similar … Continue reading Trains, Timetables and Tests!
It can seem sometimes (and those times are usually early January) that life is a bit miserable. Spring term exams are scheduled months in advance, but they still seem to spring up out of nowhere, a pun that explains their title better than the season, which definitely has not arrived by Jan 4th. The mad … Continue reading The Light at the End of the Tunnel (i.e. exams are over!)
First term in third year for me has been about applying for graduate schemes. To keep with that theme, I thought I’d give you a quick whirlwind tour of what experiences York and other volunteering organisations can offer you. I have spent a lot of time writing application answers about my experiences in the past … Continue reading Politics Work Experience