Over the past year, I have taken part in many of the comedy society’s shows as a member of their sketch troupe, The Dead Ducks. If you can, I’d recommend getting involved with our society, whether that means helping with productions or coming along to watch our shows! My experience of the Comedy Society The … Continue reading Edinburgh Fringe Festival with The Comedy Society
Hello, my name is Benjamin and I study an LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice. In this blog, I will discuss my top tips about how to settle in at university and make friends when you arrive, through joining societies, making friends in class, and undertaking common activities with your housemates. Settling in … Continue reading Settling in at university and making friends
Moving to university is undoubtedly one of the biggest things you will have ever done in your entire life so far! It is most likely the first time that you are leaving home for an extended period of time and living independently on your own in a brand-new city… So it is totally normal to … Continue reading My top tips to make friends and settle in to uni
So: you’re on your way to an Open Day. You’ve got an inkling of what you want to do, where you’d like to go and who you want to be – but how do you make sure you’re making an informed and considered choice about your future? The solution is easy. Ask as many questions … Continue reading The Five Best Questions to Ask at an Open Day
Moving from undergraduate to postgraduate study at York for my MA was somehow even more stressful than moving away from home for the first time. At least when I moved for my BA, I had known a few people from my school who’d be going to university with me. When I moved to York, I … Continue reading Moving from undergraduate to postgraduate study
Hello! I’m Beth, a 2nd-Year Interactive Media student here at the University of York. In this post, I want to show what the average week looks like for me on the Interactive Media programme, as well as what else York has to offer outside of studying. This includes society activities and hobbies, as well as … Continue reading My week as an Interactive Media student at York
Hello! I’m Rashed, a 3rd-Year student studying Economics. I wanted to let you know what studying Economics is like, and some of the things you should look forward to! I’ve really enjoyed my time at the University of York. In this post, I’ll showcase what ‘A week in the life of an Economics student’ is … Continue reading A week in the life of an Economics student
I’m Quratulaien, and I’m a third-year Sociology student at the University of York. I wrote this blog post for students who want to know the general day-to-day life of a sociology student. In the blog I mention how I spend my time as a student, social events you can be a part of outside of studying, and how I tried to make the most of everything available to me. There is a lot to enjoy about university, and I can understand how scary it can be not having an idea about where to begin. I hope my blog can make things a little easier for you and put things into perspective!
My name’s Elliott, and I’m a 2nd year Theoretical Physics student at the University of York. This blog will give you some fresh insight into what it’s really like to study physics at York. My blog will be a rundown of a typical week for me at the university, detailing the different modules/labs I attend on a weekly basis, my opinions, and what you can expect if you come to York to study Physics. I’ll also give a brief introduction to a few of the non-academic things you can get involved in around the department, such as PhysSoc, or the Rocketry society, all of which I love!
Hi there! I’m Ben, and I want to take you through a week in my life as a Computer Science student at the University of York. In this blog post I’m going to talk about the lectures and seminars I have each week, everything the department provides to help you as a student, as well as the sorts of groups and societies I take part in every week. I’ve found everyone on my course to be incredibly welcoming and supportive, and really enjoy being a part of the Computer Science department in general. Hopefully I can help you picture what it’s like to study at York and show you why I think it’s such a great place to be a part of!