It’s not long now until you’ve got some big decisions to make about what happens next for you. You’ve finally decided to draw up a short-list of universities that you’d like to potentially study at, and with that, you’re onto the next chapter of your life. Going to an Open Day can really help you … Continue reading How to make the most of an Open Day
Posts tagged with University of York
Balancing PhD study and family life: what’s PG study really like?
As a part-time PhD student in the Department of Education, I often get asked how I manage to find the time to fit everything in. In addition to studying for my PhD, I also work two days a week supporting young people who are at risk of exclusion from school. To top it all off, … Continue reading Balancing PhD study and family life: what’s PG study really like?
Studying with a Specific Learning Difficulty: what you need to know
Hi, I’m Megan, a Masters student diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and Specific Learning Difficulties. Studying with a specific learning difficulty can be daunting, so I wanted to share my experiences of this. I’ll also give you some tips for making the most of university life, whether you’re a postgrad or an undergrad. First things first; … Continue reading Studying with a Specific Learning Difficulty: what you need to know
Being an International Student in York
Hi everyone! After having discussed many aspects of academic and general everyday life in York in my previous blog posts I have decided to focus on something slightly more specific today: what it is like to be an International Student at the University of York. York has a very big international community and you will find … Continue reading Being an International Student in York
One day in the life of a Theatre student
Hi everyone! 😀 As I mentioned in my first blog post I am a second year Theatre student. To be precise my course is called Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance. I thought that it’d be interesting, for those of you who have applied to this course, to see a typical day of someone who studies … Continue reading One day in the life of a Theatre student
Christmas is approaching fast, many UCAS applications will now be complete and some will be receiving offers to their chosen five. Luckily, much of the hard work in choosing where to go is done. I remember being absolutely overwhelmed by the choice available to me – there I was with a subject I wanted to … Continue reading Why York?
Decisions, decisions – why I chose York
So when I was deciding which university was for me I turned to a tried and tested method – a pro-con list for each university. These lists were extensive and I recently found them while having a bit of a clear out. So here in the hopes that if you are having trouble deciding, this may … Continue reading Decisions, decisions – why I chose York
Volunteering in Africa
As the winter chill hits England hard, I want to cast all your minds to the warmth of the summer months, and how you can spend these few months of your summer doing something really rewarding! The University of York offers some really amazing volunteering opportunities that anyone can take part in! This gives you … Continue reading Volunteering in Africa
I’m so glad I took the plunge!….
When I began my social work degree, I don’t think I really expected the epic journey of personal growth and development that lay ahead. Social work appealed to me as I am passionate about working with people facing adversity and in need of professional support. At 37 years old, having worked full-time since the age of … Continue reading I’m so glad I took the plunge!….
A short guide of how to survive your first month at the University of York
Hello everyone and welcome to my first blog post! My name is Roberta and I am a second year Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance student at the University of York. I can’t wait to share with you a bit of student life “wisdom” (joking…wise, me?!). Aaaanyway, to start off I’ve decided to talk about moving … Continue reading A short guide of how to survive your first month at the University of York