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.
York is known as one of the most festive cities in the country and walking around, it’s easy to see why. From the bustling Christmas markets to the thousands of Christmas lights strung around the streets, it’s clear York gets Christmas right. A survey by Virgin trains looked at 500,000 tweets and found that 89% … Continue reading The Festive Season In York
So you’ve just arrived in York – congratulations, you are currently in one of the most beautiful (and ancient) cities of the North. With so much to see and do here, it can be hard to get your head around where to begin, which is why I have devised an (extremely amateur) photographic student guide … Continue reading York: the Sober Student’s Guide
York City Centre is a lot smaller in comparison to other cities, but in no way does that mean there is less to experience, see or do! One of the best things about York is its diversity. Whether you like to drink, eat, explore or party; there is something for everyone. It is filled with … Continue reading A Student Guide to the City of York
If there’s anything that stands out to me about York in comparison to other cities, it’s the abundance of independent, quirky places to shop, eat and drink. It’s very easy to stick with what you know sometimes and just visit the usual chains that you’re familiar with. But you’d be missing out if you didn’t … Continue reading Hidden Gems in the City of York
The variety of restaurants in York is second to none! From chain mainstream restaurants to quirky independent businesses, there is something to everyone’s taste – literally! Prices really vary depending on the sort of experience you’re craving but generally, York restaurants tend to be really reasonable with student discount being offered in some places. The … Continue reading Top 10 restaurants in York
The start! Being part of the Department of Computer Science at York, right from day one, has been nothing but rewarding for me. As soon as I arrived at the University I was given access to the 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week study space, relaxation spaces and the labs, which I have used extensively since coming to York! … Continue reading My Relationship With Computer Science at York So Far
One of the advantages of attending the University of York is that you will be in the heart of one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic cities. Believe it or not, you can explore York by spending very little or nothing at all. If like me, you are always looking for things to do … Continue reading Explore York on a budget…10 fun places to visit!
York has many lovely restaurants and being a bit of a foodie I have tried many of them myself, with friends, family and most often, my boyfriend. Going out for food is a fantastic way to catch up with friends or just to unwind after a stressful term. Missoula Montana Bar & Grill has been a firm … Continue reading Restaurants in York
One part of university that people often overlook is food. Obviously for catered accommodation, it’s less of an issue (I myself always opt for self-catered, as fussy as I am). But for those who have decided to venture into the world of cooking it can be quite a shock suddenly having to make your own … Continue reading These aren’t the microwave meals you are looking for