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Things to look forward to about Sociology at York
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I’m Lucy and I’m studying Criminology at the University of York. I’m here to tell you about the reasons why you should be excited…
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My name is Zoe and I am a Second Year Sociology and Criminology from Essex. I am currently enjoying every aspect of living and…
My life as a sociology student
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Sociology is a lively subject, full of discussion and debate among many different types of students. It’s a subject where you learn new things…
3 things to look forward to about Sociology at York
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Sociology at York is ranked number 1 for research in the UK. The department are very proud of this fact and it will feel…
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