Hey everyone, hope you are all well. It’s currently the Easter holidays for us at York, however the word “holiday” always seems to irritate me as it symbolizes peace and relaxation but since about Year 9 these end of term breaks have consisted, for the most part, of revision and assignments. It’s not the best feeling … Continue reading Managing a “holiday” and work
The length of the holidays when you’re at uni is slightly absurd, by real-world standards, but its existence is well justified. What you choose to do in your 3 months of summer holidays can be either very fun or a great CV booster or both. Last summer I made a fair effort at ticking the ‘both’ option. The … Continue reading What to do over the holidays
We all know that university is a great opportunity to go out and learn to fend for yourself, but once the term is over, for most of us it’s time to go back home and remember how to live with your family again. I myself have gone through this process four times now, so I … Continue reading 5 steps to spending holidays at home without going mad
Most modules for the Social Policy and Applied Social Science pathways have no exams, which is great but does mean you have lots of essays and assignments to do throughout the year. This Christmas break I had three to do – two essays and one Social Research Methods assignment. The titles get released around mid … Continue reading Christmas, New Year and Essays!