Hello, Welcome to my spring blog. It’s a new term, a new season, a new organised me. Ok, maybe not, but in terms of being an organised mummy fitting in children, placement, studying, running, a crazy cocker spaniel oh, and my husband of course, I’ve learnt how not to do things along the way. At … Continue reading The things I’ve learnt…..
Ever wonder how you can improve your life by using your phone, tablet or laptop? I do, too. All of the time. A simple search in the ‘productivity’ tab on the App store generally doesn’t cut it, though. Over the past 2 years I have searched high and low to find the absolute BEST apps … Continue reading The 5 most popular student apps, tried and tested!
The time of the year which must not be named fast is approaching, exam season (oops, I named it!). If you’re like me, you’ll be pleased to know that there are not many timed exams. I’m approaching the end of my second year and have completed just one so far. I’ll have my second in a … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy!
Hello! So, by now, York will (of course) be your first choice… and you’re starting to think “but it’s so amazingly perfect I don’t want to go anywhere else, what if I don’t get in?!” DO NOT STRESS! Firstly… Getting worked up about whether or not you’ll get into York will only put more pressure on … Continue reading Revision, Revision… Results!!
As a little overview of what our fun interdisciplinary degree is like, I’ll go through a few of the streams you can choose and why we like them! Chemistry-Maths-Physics I am on the CMP stream which I am a big fan of. It is a specialisation course and after this year I’ll be doing just Maths … Continue reading Natural Sciences: Streams and Socials
Hello from the other side…of term! Sorry, that was terrible, but I am happy enough to be done with Spring term that I’ll forgive myself a bad Adele intro. First off, thanks to everyone who stopped by our online chat event! One thing I was asked was: what is a typical day like? The answer: … Continue reading A Typical Week
Originally, York wasn’t one of my university choices. Living in East Yorkshire means that my parents are a mere 45 minute drive away, and at the time, that didn’t seem far enough! I came to the summer Open Day at the end of Year 12, simply because it was so close. I figured that it would be … Continue reading Maths at York: a student perspective
Most modules for the Social Policy and Applied Social Science pathways have no exams, which is great but does mean you have lots of essays and assignments to do throughout the year. This Christmas break I had three to do – two essays and one Social Research Methods assignment. The titles get released around mid … Continue reading Christmas, New Year and Essays!
Happy New Year and welcome back on the York Blogs page for Economics! So you want to start this year off right? Here are the top 9 skills I think you need to succeed on the course and make the most of your time as a student. These are skills that you will no doubt … Continue reading The E.C.O.N.O.M.I.C.S of studying Economics at York
Hello! My plan is to restrain myself from etching down every single event that has occurred in the last 7 weeks since I arrived so, instead, I’m just going to talk about my time as a Natural Sciences student specifically! At York, NatSci students come in many forms: you’ll find them specifying themselves as nanoscientists or neuroscientists … Continue reading The Work and Home of NatSci Students