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My placement experience: highlights and reflections
Posted by Kimberley on 13 October 2021
I have now completed my 12-month placement experience as part of the uplands research team at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. In that…
How I chose and funded my PhD
Posted by Katie on 5 October 2021
About me Hi! My name is Katie and I’m a second year PhD student in Medieval Studies. I research arms and armour in Middle…
Wentworth College and accommodation as a PhD student
Posted by Sonam on 5 October 2021
About me Hi I’m Sonam and I’m currently in my third year of my PhD in Mechanistic Biology! When joining the University I decided…
How to live with other people
Posted by Oscar on 17 September 2021
Living in halls or flats with other people may be a little bit daunting. But don’t worry, the likely situation is that the people…
Getting Involved With Your College During First Year
Posted by Helen on 16 September 2021
Hey York student – you’ve made it! You’ve done your uni shop, packed your stuff, travelled many miles, hopefully met your flatmates, and now…
Making the Most of Freshers’ Week
Posted by Zulekha on 15 September 2021
Freshers’ Week is an exciting welcome period for new students starting at UK universities. In this blog post, we’ll visit the various types of…
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