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Things to look forward to when studying at the Department of Education
Posted by Emma
York is widely known as one of the best places to live in the UK. In my experience, there is no question about it…
Things to look forward to about Education at York
Posted by Helen
Atmosphere The first thing I noticed about the Department of Education was the welcoming atmosphere. Soon after I started the lecturers arranged a mixer…
Studying English in Education at York: A day in my life
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Rise and Shine… It’s Thursday, we’re almost there! We’re towards the end of Autumn Term, so by this point I am in a routine…
3 Things to Look Forward to about Education at York
Posted by Nicole
The staff I think the most important thing about any department is the staff. The staff within the Department of Education at York are…
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