Anyone who has completed an undergraduate degree knows the pain of having to decide between going out with your mates or saving money, and sadly this struggle continues into your postgraduate degree. However, who says there aren’t loopholes to help you with managing your money as a postgrad? Summer work Most undergrad degrees finish in … Continue reading To spend or not to spend?: Managing your money as a postgraduate student
About me Hi, I’m Maoxun! I’m an international postgraduate student studying Music Education at the University of York. When I started in January 2021, there was a housing shortage both on and off-campus. Despite this, the university managed to provide me with accommodation in Constantine. However, my lectures were on Campus West which I believed … Continue reading My experience of off-campus accommodation in York
It’s another bold step for one of the University’s most recognised publications. Our Postgraduate Prospectus 2022 follows hot on the heels of the UG Prospectus with some pretty sizable changes of its own.
One of my favourite things about being at university is getting to live in York. It might not be the biggest city but there’s always something going on and plenty of hidden gems of York to explore. I’ve been here five years and I’m still working my way through all the cafes! Festivals Although covid … Continue reading Hidden gems of York
The prospect of enrolling into a postgraduate degree and resuming university life during a pandemic was something inconceivable prior to the turbulent year of 2020. However, whilst this appears daunting at first glance, the reality is much more straightforward. (If you were looking for a dramatic, fictitious blog, I’m sorry to disappoint you!) If, like … Continue reading Welcome to Uni Life During a Pandemic
In 2019 I started my Masters in Bioarchaeology at York. I was so excited to start this new chapter in my life, but I was also worried about the things that I didn’t know. I finally handed my dissertation in last week after months of hard work. So, I’m writing this blog to help alleviate … Continue reading 5 things I wish I knew before I started my Masters
Before beginning my year as a postgraduate, I was filled with excitement for the coming year. However, I was also slightly anxious on how I was going to make it through the year financially. Funding and finances work a little differently for postgraduates. Undergraduate vs postgraduate Unlike with undergraduate degrees, student finance does not automatically … Continue reading Being friends with your finances and funding your postgraduate degree
PhD student Freyja chats about all things postgraduate at York, including the community, city centre and opportunities that you can get involved in.
Hi! I’m Katy and I’m currently doing an MA in English Literary Studies. I have had ups and downs regarding my finances over the last year. COVID-19 has definitely affected me financially, but I would like to share some basic tips on postgraduate fees, funding and finance. Life was a bit different before COVID-19; but … Continue reading Helpful tips on postgraduate fees, funding, and finance
My name is Sonam and I’m currently studying for a PhD in Mechanistic Biology at York. Managing postgraduate finances can be a challenge, so I thought I’d share my experiences and top tips. Funding my studies Fortunately, my PhD project was fully funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). As a result … Continue reading Managing your postgraduate finances