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Rasha’s blog – International and proud!

This weekend, I have been invited to give a talk in the Egyptian cultural Bureau, Egyptian Embassy in London. The event was a chance to see the research conducted by Egyptian Professors, as well and research students in the UK. I was extremely proud of the amazing ideas, originality and dedication all the speakers presented…

20th March 2017

GSA and Student Hub Easter Booklet 2017 now available

The GSA and Student Hub have collected together useful information about opening times, useful contacts and events happening over the Easter Vacation period. You can view and download a copy here or pick up a copy from colleges or key venues on campus. To download a copy of the booklet, click the download button on…

14th March 2017

Rasha’s Blog – You can make a change in Resources and Supervision!

You can make a change in Resources and Supervision! A PhD is a unique and rich experience, and I am sure through your journey to get your degree, you have come through things that challenged you as well as things that inspired you. What if you can tell the university about things that did not…

13th March 2017

Kate’s Blog – International Women’s Day

I’ve spent the last hour writing Facebook posts about the early pioneers of female education, these will be released daily this week as a celebration of International Women’s Day. This has been both a wonderfully inspiring way to spend time, but also absolutely terrifying.   Did you know that in 1865, just after the first…

6th March 2017

Saad’s Blog – Meet the GSA Council

Hi, my name is Saad. I hope you’re doing well with your studies. I don’t know about you but I’m actually really enjoying these winter months. Something about them is helping me enjoy spending time with my friends all the more. We as your council thought it would be better if you know more about…

20th February 2017

Rasha’s Blog – Struggling with Writing & Jobs!

One of the biggest challenges that face us as postgraduate students is writing. Many find it difficult to start writing, many struggle with words, and some find it hard to manage their time and progress. Below, I share with you some of the tips that can help: 1- Find a writing buddy, probably, another student,…

13th February 2017

Kate’s Blog – Winter Warm-up

It’s that time of year again when it’s cold and dark and miserable and there’s not even the Christmas holidays to look forward to and even though it’s week five it feels like it ought to be week nine and there’s marking to do and whilst you know the weather’s going to get better, you…

6th February 2017

Rasha’s Blog – Joining Uni or graduating, beware of culture shock!

Whether you have just arrived to York, or just graduated, I hope this blog can be of benefit to you, specially students with kids. In this blog, I am discussing: a) The effect of ‘Culture Shock’ on you & your child when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set…

25th January 2017

Kate’s Blog – New Year, New You?

New Year, New You This is the year you’ll finally lose those extra pounds, find The One, finish your PhD, become financially solvent, stop calling your parents when you can’t remember how to make Yorkshire puddings —or maybe you’ll achieve all of these! Start the year off right with small, manageable changes to your lifestyle…

9th January 2017

Postgraduate Community Fund 2017 – Applications now open

Applications are now open for the Postgraduate Community fund 2017. But what is the Postgraduate Community Fund (PGCF)? The PGCF is a fund set up by the Graduate Students’ Association to provide its members with support to organise events and projects that help bring together the postgraduate community. In the past the fund has been…

9th January 2017