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 There are … Continue reading Hidden gems of York
Posts tagged with Postgraduate
Welcome to Uni Life During a Pandemic
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
5 things I wish I knew before I started my Masters
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
Being friends with your finances and funding your postgraduate degree
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
Vlog: Postgraduate life at York – Q&A
PhD student Freyja chats about all things postgraduate at York, including the community, city centre and opportunities that you can get involved in.
Helpful tips on postgraduate fees, funding, and finance
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
Managing your postgraduate finances
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
Vlog: Postgraduate community at York
In this video, MA student Emily talks about her experience of the postgraduate community at York and how she’s made the most of her time here. Read more student stories about postgraduate life at York
Preparing for postgraduate study in the UK
You might be thinking about studying in the UK, but you do not know where to start. As an international postgraduate student, I had the same doubts about what I needed to do to study in another country. I am going to share my experiences as to how I prepared for postgraduate study in the … Continue reading Preparing for postgraduate study in the UK
Life as a postgraduate student. What to expect and how to prepare?
What came before We all remember counting down the months, weeks, days and hours to completing A-Levels and leaving home for the first time. The mixture of excitement and pure fear! We all have many stories from an undergraduate perspective, some people would rather forget! Ah, but a Masters, a Masters is so much more. … Continue reading Life as a postgraduate student. What to expect and how to prepare?