I’m a second year French and Linguistics student. The first thing I have to say about this degree is that it really isn’t like many other French degrees out there. At some universities studying French basically means you spend your life with your head in French books. As much as that sounds fun, my degree … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Language and Linguistics Student
There are a few things that every language student needs during their time at university, not just the obvious bits like stationery or books. The best way to truly throw yourself into a language is to surround yourself with it as much as you possibly can, so here are four of my essentials for a … Continue reading A Language Student’s Essentials
Going to a general open day or a post offer visit day at the York Language and Linguistic department is the best way to see what this university has to offer; as it gives you a chance to get a feel for the course, the city and general life in the step up to higher … Continue reading How to make the most of your visit day at the University of York.
Hello again English Literature people! I hope you all had very merry Christmases (that word doesn’t look right) and have survived the return to school relatively unscathed. It’s now 2016, and for many of you, this will be the year you actually go to university. That means it’s definitely time to start cogitating on which … Continue reading English Lit January 2016
Looking back to when I first visited the University of York at the 2013 open day, I only focused on the basics. But amidst the excitement of taking in the essentials like the campus, the course and the abundance of ducks, I remember seeing posters and leaflets plastered everywhere branded with the letters ‘LFA’. I … Continue reading Survival skills which work on your CV
What were you doing 365 days ago? Chances are you can’t remember, and with good reason, as a lot happens in a year. The length of the third year abroad is really what cements it as an amazing opportunity for you to put the languages you’ve learnt into practice, and to immerse yourself in the … Continue reading A Lesson on Living.