First of all; what on Earth is the York Award? The York Award is an award from the University, open to any student, that recognises people who have got really involved in university life. People that have developed personally and professionally in ways that go beyond their course. This might sound like an intimidating statement; … Continue reading Why you should apply for the York Award
I am now in my final year, however, I have tried to fit in an awful lot whilst here! Time has flown and apart from being proud I have made it this far, I am also proud of the extra achievements I have made whilst here. A general week for me is 2/3 days in … Continue reading A week in the life of a Social Policy student
Hello! My name is Salman and I am a second year Politics with International Relations student. In this blog, I will share the broad range of activities that you can engage with as a student at the University of York. With a subject that is never settled, it is always an exciting time to be … Continue reading Welcome to Politics at York!
Hi everyone! As I promised in my previous blog post, I am going to talk about the societies York has to offer to its students. Like that you can all get an insight of what extracurricular activities here look like and you can start planning which societies you should join next year. York has approximately … Continue reading Give It a Go: student societies and how to get involved
The end goal of university for most people is a good job and career. Employers are not only looking for graduates with good grades, but work experience and transferable skills too, so there is huge pressure on students to strive towards extracurricular activities to expand their CVs. I’m here to tell you 5 great ways … Continue reading 5 Ways To Gain Employable Skills at University
To begin I would like to say a little bit about my degree and some of the opportunities the department has opened for me so far this term. I am a third year Criminology student in the Sociology Department, and currently beginning my dissertation on Prisoner Education. A couple of weeks ago I attended a public lecture hosted … Continue reading Election Week on Campus, what this means and how it can help.