Tom has written 8 articles for Nouse
With the BUSA season officially finished and Roses weekend long gone, you may be excused for thinking that I have very little to do with my time. This is, in fact, far from being the case. As you might have heard by now, the University’s Heslington East project has recently been given the green light by the Government
So, here we are. 12 months of preparation and thousands of hours of training sees us only moments away from the 43rd Roses competition. If you have seen the posters, read the emails and still wonder what this monumental sporting event is, then you are about to find out.
Hundreds of competitors will compete in over 100 events over three days, all with one aim in mind, to reach the winning total of 126 points and make sure the Carter-James trophy remains in our trophy cabinets
The build up to Roses has started. The biggest inter-university sporting competition in the country is just around the corner, with 45 sports clubs competing in 100 events
FOR SUCH a small institution, York usually does relatively well in the BUSA tables and this year is no exception. Last Wednesday saw the end of the season and I’d just like to say well done to the mens first-teams in the tennis, badminton, fencing and hockey
So the annual round of Christmas and examinations are over. The bright jumpers and family arguments soon faded into last minute revision for those crucial exams and now you are probably sat there thinking that you can go back to doing nothing in particular until the next set of exams are upon you. That is partially correct but you need to do something over the next term or so to keep the boredom away
As I sit here trying to think of things to write that might interest you more than your course books, I have to admit, I’m struggling.
I absolutely love this job, but I appreciate that a lot of what I do would be very boring to read about. I do, however, sit on various University committees. The one and only one that’s vaguely interesting is the group that discusses the new Heslington East campus
So everyone you know has freshers’ flu, your kitchens are tiny, increasingly health-hazardous and useless, the temperature never seems to get above zero, 9:15 tutorials have started, the ducks are annoying you and that guy down the corridor seems to be taking a little too much interest in you and your family. Despite all this, I would nonetheless put good money on you not wanting to be anywhere else
Welcome (back) to York University. As the President of the Athletic Union, it is my job to tell you everything there is to know about sport at University. I haven’t got nearly enough space for everything that there is to know so I’ll start with the most important things. Firstly, the ducks are all evil, apart from Trevor – he’s the golden one. He gets around quite a lot so you’ll soon become friends