Hiya everyone! My name is Lucy, and I am a second-year student studying Italian with Spanish here at the University of York. I thought I would write this little message to tell you about how amazing it is to study at York and specifically within the Language and Linguistics Department. Studying a language degree at York opens the door to a whole world of opportunities for you! From meeting like-minded people embarking on a similar journey, to travelling the world on your year abroad and finally putting all the skills you have learnt into practice. In my blog post I am going to talk a little about how I have juggled studying two languages. It definitely has not been without its challenges, but as they say, “nothing worth having ever comes easy.”
There are so many things to look forward to but I’m going to try and whittle it down to just three. Wish me luck! Choice The beauty of linguistics is that it is so varied. There are so many aspects to the course which means it’s very easy to find something that interests you. The … Continue reading Things to look forward to about Linguistics at York
Studying at the University of York was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here’s why I chose it… Learning a new language One of the main advantages of being part of the Department of Language and Linguistic Science is the opportunity to start a language course as part of one’s degree. Learning … Continue reading A week in the life of a Linguistics student
Ciao, Hola, Bonjour, Hallo! Read on to take a look at a student’s view of Modern Languages at York. 1. The size of the department The languages section of the Department of Language and Linguistic Science is one of the smaller departments in the UK for Modern Languages, so your classes will be smaller than … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should choose York for Modern Languages
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
Hi there, thanks for stopping by! If you’re a prospective student in desperate need of a true insight into what Economics at York is like, you have landed on the right page. Today, I’ll be taking you with me across campus on an average weekday. A little about myself before I jump into the juicy … Continue reading Follow me around campus: A day in the life of an Economics student!