As part of the degree course at UON, history students have the opportunity to be assessed by all kinds of interesting methods, from podcasts to posters. Over the next few weeks we'll showcase some student work (now it's been marked and de-anonymised!) here. This is a blog post completed for the module Wars of the... Continue Reading →
This post is by our student Charlotte - you can read more of her thoughts on her blog. I have been asked so many times, ‘what is the point in studying history?’ and ‘what good is a history degree?’ So, I thought I would write a blog about it! What drives your desire to study?... Continue Reading →
The latest instalment of our student advice comes from Charlotte Tyrrell, who is about to start her third year. Try not to stress out As a mature student I didn’t have the nerves of waiting for A level results to see if I had got into the university of my choice. I knew months before... Continue Reading →
Our current students are offering advice to the incoming first years. Next up, we have Amelia DeCairos-Parr, who tells us what she wishes she'd known at the start of the first year.
In the run up to the start of term, we have several student posts scheduled where current students look back on starting studying History at UoN. First up is Catriona Lougher.
Our Subject Leader Dr Drew Gray shares his experiences as a student at Northampton before his academic career here! The takeaway: it's never too late to go to university. You might even end up as a head of department there one day! ‘In England justice is open to all, like the Ritz Hotel’ I used... Continue Reading →
Just got your A level results? Still not decided where you want to go in September? Or maybe you're super organised and are looking ahead to autumn 2021. We would love to welcome you at Northampton, where our small (but perfectly formed, in our opinion!) department means you get lots of personal attention from... Continue Reading →
We've been posting lockdown recipes here on the blog over the past few weeks, because staying nourished during this stressful time is important. Plus cooking is fun and can be stress-relieving! We've had some great recipes here already from students and staff, but today we have a special treat - a prizewinning recipe from our... Continue Reading →
Jim Beach reports on the second-year field trip to the Imperial War Museum. February’s weather has been fickle these past few years. The First World War module’s visit to the Imperial War Museum has often coincided with snow flurries or clear, bright winter’s days. But this year’s story was, on the way in at... Continue Reading →