Ah, halls of residence, how easy we had it then! On campus, everything was polished and picked up after by the cleaning staff. That communal kitchen food fight? Bad dream. The pile of washing up you left in the sink? Miraculously gone.
Author: Yasmin Khan
(Sociology, Alcuin, 1999)
Alumna Yasmin Khan is a seasoned recruitment executive turned freelance writer. She also teaches creative writing at www.writerstudio.com.au and blogs about all things parenting at lylabellefleur.wordpress.com.
Newly appointed Chairman of Channel 4, Charles Gurassa is no stranger to success. The York alumnus has spearheaded pivotal strategic change for organisations as diverse as Thomson Travel, Virgin Mobile and Lovefilm – apparently with the Midas touch.
Ah, the good old days. Never late or under prepared for anything with your uber-organised and unflappable PA, a.k.a ‘Mum’, at the helm of your academic, personal and sporting schedule.
Which ‘type’ of Grad are you? Although technology, hair styling, home decor and shoulder pads have all come a long way since 1985’s St Elmo’s Fire, it still holds water 30 years on. If you have yet to see it, I’m not sure you can truly call yourself “educated” yet.
Let’s face it: the word ‘mistake’ goes hand in hand with your 20s. And to be honest, I’d be worried for you if it didn’t. Your 20s are, after all, the time for experimentation, for risk.
Before I began to write, I spent 12 years working in corporate recruitment as a Talent Acquisition Specialist and interviewed upwards of 20 candidates a […]
We asked one York grad and one current York student to tell us about York’s nightlife highlights. Creative writing tutor Yasmin Khan graduated in the ’90s, and this is her take.