International Student Ambassadors are responsible for helping at events and representing the university from an international student’s perspective. I’m currently a postgraduate student, but I’ve been an International Student Ambassador since the first year of my undergraduate studies. The role has given me so many new skills and experiences. I’m going to share my story … Continue reading What’s it like being an International Student Ambassador?
Hi, I’m Luise from Germany! I signed up to be an international student ambassador in my first year at the University of York. I have since answered students’ queries online and in person multiple times. For me, it is the perfect job alongside my studies and I would highly recommend it. Here’s why: Flexible working … Continue reading International student ambassador: The perfect Job!
I felt like it was yesterday when I started my first online class in Engineering Management (MSc), and definitely, it was a unique year with so many challenges. Since the course started, I have been elected by my supervision group to act as team leader, which I have discovered new abilities and developed many skills, … Continue reading Studying for my MSc during COVID19: what I’ve learned and how I’ve developed
I am already halfway through my MSc in Engineering Management. This one-year-long program has helped me to understand my abilities, including attitude, time management and planning in the context of my career aspirations. All these skills are helping me to prepare for the next stage of my career in the areas of e-commerce. Attitude As … Continue reading Important Skills I’ve Learnt During my MSc
Hi there! My name is Will and I’m a first-year computer science student at the University of York. Already, there are lots of things about computer science that jump out at me as things to look forward to about York. So, allow me to count them here. 1. The course First, let’s talk about the … Continue reading Things to look forward to about Computer Science at York
University is the next step in your life and can be a very contrasting environment to school life. To follow are some things that I wish I had a better understanding of before I started university. Don’t be fooled by a day off The format of an average university today is different to what you … Continue reading 5 things I wish I knew before starting my degree
At the time of writing this post, I have just finished my shift as a Student Ambassador working at one of many upcoming interview days for prospective students at the Law School. Few Law Schools in the UK request students attend an interview, so it can be off-putting to even apply for those that do! … Continue reading An Interview at York Law School
So you think you want to study economics? Contrary to popular belief, economics is not just looking at graphs and analysing statistics – it’s a actually a very rich and diverse subject! I give you five reasons why economics is “da bomb”, and how it could change your life! 1. Awareness of current issues Current affairs … Continue reading Here’s why studying economics is your ticket to success
I’m now well and truly on the “home straight” of my degree (which I cannot believe as I’m writing this!) and in the last year I’ve been thinking a lot about work and what I’m doing next. Where is my degree going to get me? What have I achieved in the last three years? What … Continue reading Work work work work work….
I’ve been at home recently for Easter, spending some time with my family, and generally just neglecting the copious amounts of work that I have to do for the next term with regard to assessments. Pretty standard student behaviour. This post is inspired by a conversation I had with my sister whilst I’ve been here. … Continue reading ‘I Don’t Just Want an Office Job’