The big day had finally arrived: the Summer Ball. Getting ready My housemate Rosie and I woke up early to head to Bang hair salon on Bishopthorpe Road for a wash and blow dry. Back at the house, there was a buzz as everyone started getting ready before we all spilled out into the garden to … Continue reading One Last Celebration: Graduation Dinner and Summer Ball 2018
I have just recently stepped down from being on the dance society committee (sad times!). It’s been a fantastic two years, I’ve absolutely loved being part of it! When I was looking at which uni I’d like to join, sports and societies were very important to me. I can happily say being part of dance … Continue reading So what’s it like to be on a society committee?
When I first came to visit the University of York, look around the campus and test out some of the student union cafés, I didn’t really know what linguistics actually was. I’d been recommended it by a teacher at my college but she hadn’t said much more than “it’s a lot about language, you’ll love … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Linguistics Student
If you been to York for a visit day, or if you end up coming here, YUSU is a word you’ll hear bandied about rather a lot. While you would be forgiven for thinking a superfruit has taken over campus, YUSU actually stands for York University Student Union. YUSU is run for, with, and by … Continue reading YUSU – what is it?!??
Hi everyone! As I promised in my previous blog post, I am going to talk about the societies York has to offer to its students. Like that you can all get an insight of what extracurricular activities here look like and you can start planning which societies you should join next year. York has approximately … Continue reading Give It a Go: student societies and how to get involved
The end goal of university for most people is a good job and career. Employers are not only looking for graduates with good grades, but work experience and transferable skills too, so there is huge pressure on students to strive towards extracurricular activities to expand their CVs. I’m here to tell you 5 great ways … Continue reading 5 Ways To Gain Employable Skills at University
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?
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?
I vividly remember my first ride with the University of York cycling club. The embarrassment is etched into my psyche and there it is likely to stay! I had spent the summer of first year rediscovering a love for cycling and decided that upon arriving back at uni, I’d give the cycling club a go. … Continue reading The human SatNav – four years of cycling in York