Hello, my name is Oliver and I am in my first year at the University of York, studying Film & TV production. I have always loved everything Film & TV, so the hands-on practical nature of the Film & TV Production course is perfect for me and I am enjoying every moment! I have lived … Continue reading Preparing for University Academic Work
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Thinking about a career in academia?
As a final year PhD student, I am now having to seriously think about my options for the future. Ideally, I would love to be able to continue working in research. During my time at the University of York, I’ve had the opportunity to work as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) and have discovered that … Continue reading Thinking about a career in academia?
How to feel prepared for academic life at York
Settling into a UK university is very exciting. You are starting a new life in a different country, making new friends and getting familiar with a new culture. However, it is also challenging to adapt to a new academic life. It’s good to know about what is needed to get used to the University’s learning … Continue reading How to feel prepared for academic life at York
What’s in a Master’s?
Hello! Seeing as it’s the reason I’m here in York, I thought I’d do this blog on my degree itself. I’m studying for an MSc in Forensic Speech Science as part of the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. I promise I won’t over-burden you with every module, but I want to give you a … Continue reading What’s in a Master’s?
One day in the life of a Theatre student
Hi everyone! 😀 As I mentioned in my first blog post I am a second year Theatre student. To be precise my course is called Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance. I thought that it’d be interesting, for those of you who have applied to this course, to see a typical day of someone who studies … Continue reading One day in the life of a Theatre student