Becky Lowe graduated with a degree in Literature in November, and has been working at York St John University as a Special Events Intern. The following interview was originally published on our Alumni blog, where you can also find out what many of our former students have been up to since graduation!
As we continue with our review of the past year in Literature at YSJ, let’s not forget those wonderful graduates who have flown the nest. Some come back of course to study on our post-graduate programmes and some, like our very own Fraser Mann, love us so much that they even come back to lecture! Once part of the YSJ Literature Family, always part of the YSJ Literature Family. Here are some posts from our undergraduate students of yesteryear to inspire you.
If you would like to share your experiences of studying literature at York St John or updating us on what you are doing since graduating, please get in touch with the Blog Team.
The following post was written by recent Literature graduate (and former Words Matter Sub-Editor!) Jenna Houston. Read the original post at Jenna’s own blog, Paper and Caffeine.
This is the last post celebrating all things 2017 on the English Literature programme at YSJU. It only seems right to finish by celebrating the students who moved on last year: who submitted their dissertations, graduated and went on to work or further study (some on our very own MA in Contemporary Literature…). Continue reading “looking back: 2017 in review #3”
Now that the January deadlines have been met and we’re looking forward to Spring term, the time is ripe to look back on 2017. What did life as an English Literature undergraduate at YSJU look like last year? Over the next few days, we’re going to be doing a little retrospective to celebrate the year that has passed and look forward to the year that is to come. Continue reading “looking back: 2017 in review #1”
“I absolutely fell in love with the close-knit environment of life at York St John. There is a real sense of unity amongst the students. ”
“I loved getting to know like-minded people, who all had a passion for literature. York St John is unique in its atmosphere – it is inclusive and intimate and I also felt supported. Every lecture, seminar and tutorial was a joy!”