PhD virtual coffee and chats (on Zoom)11am – 12pm Wed 24 June 2020 Register on Zoom hereAdd event to your Google Calendar If you just started your PhD in January 2020, we know that it must have been especially difficult for you that we went into lockdown only a few weeks into your programme. We … Continue reading PhD virtual coffee and chats (for January 2020 intake)
Is it a big transition from college? What do I need to bring to university? Is university life just drinking and partying? Will I feel homesick? These are just some of the questions you may be worried about moving to university. Hopefully, I can clarify some of the misconceptions surrounding university life. You will become … Continue reading What to expect from University life
On Thursday afternoon we had the Physics Awards 2016 ceremony. It was a lovely afternoon celebrating some of the great stuff that goes on and the fab people that make up the Physics Department here! There were lots of awards, from the ‘Makes a Difference’ awards and ambassador of the year to the ‘Most Flamboyant … Continue reading Physics Awards Ceremony
The Music Society at the University of York is one of the most popular of its kind. It provides a number of incredibly useful services, and for a membership price of just £6.50 for the academic year, it’s an absolute steal! Here’s what the society does: Lunchtime Concerts Series: Every week of term there are two … Continue reading The Music Society
Although Fresher’s week can be one of the highlights of your first year at university, it can also be a pretty daunting prospect! Here are a few pearls of wisdom on how to survive and make the most of freshers’.. Be Prepared Whether it’s stocking up on fancy dress, piling up the hangover food or … Continue reading Freshers Week Survival Guide
The main reason many of you will be choosing to attend York is to study for a degree from a top class university (which of course is a very valid reason!), but there is so much more that you will be taking away from your time here. It is inevitable that you are going to … Continue reading It’s not just about the degree!