A unique residential programme for high school students aged 16-19 at University of York, a top Russell Group university, offering academics-led teaching, rich activity and social events schedule.
This stimulating academic option is offered by the Department of Environment and Geography. In this short course, students will learn about pressing environmental issues and the ways in which we are trying to solve them through research, education, policies and innovations. They will participate in discussions about the best ways to solve environmental problems, and what we need to do now to protect and repair our planet.
Explore just a small part of what Psychology can tell us within the worlds of technology, health & wellbeing, neurodiversity and prejudice. In this short course, you will learn how technology has changed the way we interact with one another and ask how Psychology can help us to understand these new interactions. Students will take a look at the Psychology behind why people have negative attitudes towards others and what we can try to do about this.
Governments around the world face major challenges that need to be addressed with urgency. In this course students will look at key social problems challenging contemporary societies and explore their global nature. They will look at the social, economic and political processes underlying the globalisation of social problems and analyse the ways in which institutions and political leaders understand social problems.