Monday The second Monday back after Christmas usually consists of getting everything ready for the coming term, introductory lectures and seminars and catching up with housemates. 9-10am: Shreddies! I usually start the day by having some Shreddies (enabling me to function) whilst catching up with the latest headlines on the TV. I usually head off … Continue reading Social Policy in Action!
Politics and philosophy are two of the more interesting subjects you can find yourself studying at University. Most people talk about how fast-paced and varied their life is when they come to York to study. However, when studying two different subjects, this gets cranked up to eleven. With this in mind, I’m going to take … Continue reading A week in the life of a Politics and Philosophy student
University Radio York – the UK’s oldest legal independent radio station University Radio York (URY) is one of the oldest societies on campus, having first gone on air 1967, which also makes it the UK’s oldest legal independent radio station – before this it was just the BBC and pirate radio. This piece of broadcasting history … Continue reading 5 things you didn’t know about York
Hi, I’m Will a third-year student in my final year of studying for a degree in Maths. So far, this term has been a busy one for me. On average we have 15 contact hours a week, and these include a mix of lectures, seminars, practical sessions and computing labs. The diversity in the style … Continue reading A day in the life of a Third Year Maths student
In this post, I’m going to take you through what a typical day for an Electronic Engineering student might look like at York. Due to being in my third year I don’t have as many contract hours as I did in my first two years. But that doesn’t mean I have less work or fun … Continue reading A typical day for a third year Electronic Engineer at York!
Hey Reader! I’m Sophie-Jayne, a second year Electronic Engineering student who in her spare times loves to sing along to musicals and drink a lot of tea. Tea is a very important part of my life 🙂 . For my first blog post I thought I’d start with 10 things about me, and maybe we … Continue reading First Things First
Societies play a huge part of university life here at York. They’re central to the student-organised activities at university and provide the best way of finding other people that are interested in the same things as you. Not only are they a whole lot of fun, but they can give you experience that might come … Continue reading Societies and Careers, time to explore!
Hello people-who-are-considering-studying-English-Literature-at-York! It may seem far off now but before you know it A-levels will have been and gone, and you’ll suddenly have to start working out how many pairs of socks one requires to survive at university (14 works for me). That’s why you need to begin mulling over exactly which university you shall … Continue reading English Lit November 2015