Hi there! I’m Ben, and I want to take you through a week in my life as a Computer Science student at the University of York. In this blog post I’m going to talk about the lectures and seminars I have each week, everything the department provides to help you as a student, as well as the sorts of groups and societies I take part in every week. I’ve found everyone on my course to be incredibly welcoming and supportive, and really enjoy being a part of the Computer Science department in general. Hopefully I can help you picture what it’s like to study at York and show you why I think it’s such a great place to be a part of!
When I first arrived in Langwith College, I felt like I made the right choice. Now, I know that I definitely have. Langwith College, located on Campus East, is one of the bigger colleges in the University of York. It welcomes 500+ new students each year, and I am happy I was one of them … Continue reading Langwith College – My New Home
First thing’s first, the course itself. I currently have eight lectures a week, in addition to seminars and problem classes. At the moment, I’m studying four modules which include Mathematical Finance, Cryptography and Mathematical Ecology. After first year, there’s a wide choice of modules, so I can focus on the maths I enjoy (and get … Continue reading A week in the life of a Maths student
Langwith is the centre of life on Campus East due to its great location close to department buildings, and its range of events and activities! As a Law student, Langwith was always my first choice due to it being so close to my department, and I loved that everything was so modern and clean! With … Continue reading Langwith College
York is one of only a handful of universities in the UK with a collegiate system, so when you come to study here you will be a part of one of the nine colleges. Six of which are on Campus West whilst three are over on Campus East. When I first discovered that there was a collegiate … Continue reading What’s the York college system actually about?