A week in the life of a Global Development student

Hi! I’m Olivia and I study Global Development at the University of York. I just wanted to let you know about what a typical week could look like as a Global Development student. In my blog I will give examples of possible modules and what this translates to in contact hours. I will run through the opportunities that are available to Global Development students, many of which are displayed in the weekly politics department newsletter. Finally, I will cover some assessment material and what you could expect. I love my Global Development degree, and hopefully this blog will excite you to start studying this interesting subject too!

The multidisciplinary approach to studying music at York

I would love to talk to you about the multidisciplinary approach to studying Music at York. This is through the department’s modules, facilities, and events. If you have interests across different areas of musical study and want to explore and combine them, then read on! I will discuss how the department approach the studies of … Continue reading The multidisciplinary approach to studying music at York

Shaping your future career as an English Literature student at York

Hi everyone, I’m Anna, a 3rd-year student at the University of York studying English and Related Literature. I’m here to tell you a bit about why I chose to study at the University of York and how you can get the best out of your university experience as an English Literature student. One of the main reasons I chose to study English at York was the flexibility of the course and the diverse module catalogue. In my blog post, you can read about how you can use this flexibility to shape your future career and explore more practice-based aspects of studying English Literature. While you might feel that it’s a bit early for you to start thinking about career options, it’s always good to know what options are there and how the English department can help support you.

Four things to look forward to about studying languages at York

Moving away to university is a big life change, but one you should definitely be excited about. It’s a chance to study something you love, surrounded by other students just like you, as well as intellectuals conducting innovative research into a variety of different things. Or it’s an opportunity to get a degree that will … Continue reading Four things to look forward to about studying languages at York

5 things to look forward to about studying Social Policy at York

Innovative modules and assignments The great thing about studying Social Policy at York is the innovative modules we get to do! Imagine one minute you’re working with prisoners at HMP Buckley Hall and the next, you’re playing the role of Secretary of State for Health trying to get funding from the Treasury for your latest … Continue reading 5 things to look forward to about studying Social Policy at York

Five Things to Look Forward to About York Law School

Academic Variety York Law School uses lots of different teaching methods. Some days are mainly plenaries (the Law School’s name for interactive lectures). Plenaries can be fast-paced and full of information. They’re always recorded in case you miss anything and want to catch up. Some plenaries offer lots of opportunities for debate, others have really … Continue reading Five Things to Look Forward to About York Law School