Hot off the press: our Print Society

At the University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) societies meeting I found myself sitting next to a lovely member of HackSoc, the university’s Computer Science society. He asked what society I am involved in and when I brightly replied, “Print Soc,” he immediately looked confused.  “So that’s printers?” “Printing presses. Think the big old machines … Continue reading Hot off the press: our Print Society

What is the GSA? What does it involve?

The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) is an organisation for postgraduate students (Masters and PhD students) that arranges activities. It also provides support in students’ academic and well-being. As a postgraduate student, I have been involved in different kinds of activities, ranging from welcome week events, parties and trips. I have met a lot of new … Continue reading What is the GSA? What does it involve?

Spotlight: Coffee Society

Ever since I renounced coffee chains for their arguably exorbitant prices, I’ve been looking for ways to enjoy good coffee at a reasonable cost. This has led me down a path of discovery far beyond what I thought I’d learn. Perhaps even beyond what I thought there was to learn. Cutting the cost of coffee … Continue reading Spotlight: Coffee Society