My day starts at what for most students is probably an ungodly hour. However, I’ve always been a morning person and I feel most productive first thing in the day. So the day usually starts at 7.30am (well that’s what time my alarm goes off anyway). If I’m honest, I don’t often have breakfast but … Continue reading A day in the life of an English Literature student
There are lots of things that you can get involved in at university beyond your degree course. One of these is joining societies. I have been involved in two throughout my time at university – Christian Focus & SAGGY (Scouts And Girl Guides York). I’ve met people who have similar interests as me and made … Continue reading Beyond your course: societies
Although very cliché, finding ‘your people’ is probably one of the most important things at uni. This can be through your college, your course, a society or club; it’s the only time in your life when all of these opportunities are handed to you on a plate. I really believe that grabbing these with both … Continue reading Getting involved – sport and societies at York
When I left school, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, I left behind a series of extracurricular activities I had dedicated my life to. I finished high school as captain and MVP (Most Valuable Player) of my volleyball team, a founding member of an online newspaper and editor-in-chief of a printed newspaper. I was also an accomplished pianist … Continue reading A balancing act: extracurricular activities at university
After having a gap year and experiencing the media sector, I was very excited to get back to my studies as a postgraduate. I was looking forward to being in a new city and new university, and meeting new people. Even more so, learning about a specific subject I was really interested in seemed like … Continue reading A postgraduate can have fun too!