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Things to look forward to about Philosophy at York
Posted by Heather
Hello, it’s Heather. I’m going to try and narrow it down to just five things to look forward to at York: meeting new people…
A week in the life of a philosophy student
Posted by Mihaela
Monday Mondays usually involve an afternoon lecture. I spend my morning preparing for my week; this involves organising my schedule, writing up a to-do…
3 things to look forward to about Philosophy at York
Posted by Anika
Staff and lecturers The first thing to look forward to is how friendly the department is. From my experience, I think that the staff…
A day in the life of a 3rd Year Philosophy Student
Posted by Anika
Morning Time to wake up I start most mornings by forcing myself out of bed (like most students, I am not a morning person)…
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