Hi everyone! I’m Sophia and I’m in my second year studying Psychology at the University of York. We have a large yet really close-knit community in our department, giving us the opportunity to get to know – and even work with – a range of researchers who are working on studies to investigate cutting-edge topics in psychology and find things out that haven’t ever been found before. I’ve written a blog for you which tells you about my experiences as a student, specifically regarding how the department supports you with your journey to becoming an independent researcher. Hopefully this will reassure you that you will be very well-supported as you transition into being a successful university student who – very excitingly – can conduct their own research!
Hi, I’m Graidey, a first-year Psychology student. Here are some of the things I love about being at York. Meeting new friends You’ll meet all of your course mates in lectures, as everyone has the same schedule in first year. I felt a bit lost and overwhelmed on the first day, but it got better … Continue reading Top things to look forward to about Psychology at York
Sense of Community My favourite thing about the psychology department at York is the sense of community. I didn’t experience this vibe at any other university I visited. They make no secret of the fact that as a psychology student here, every single event in your timetable will take place in their wonderful pink building. I … Continue reading Psychology at York: the Best Bits