Langwith College

Langwith is the centre of life on Campus East due to its great location close to department buildings, and its range of events and activities! As a Law student, Langwith was always my first choice due to it being so close to my department, and I loved that everything was so modern and clean! With … Continue reading Langwith College

James College

Why I love my College? James College is one of the best colleges. Well known for its great events, sociability and sporting achievements, James is also centrally located on Campus West. Having lived on campus for the last year I have thoroughly enjoyed the social aspects of being in James College. The college has done … Continue reading James College

Halifax College

Halifax is the gem of Campus West. It’s great being the largest college with the most students on campus and there is a great community feeling around Halifax as a result. The accommodation is really nice. It’s terraced houses set in courtyards with BBQs and outdoor benches. There is an exciting buzz and yet a … Continue reading Halifax College

Goodricke College

Goodricke College is a great college that prides itself on its inclusive community and equal opportunities for all its students. As part of this the college team, tutors and JCRC run various welfare and liberation events throughout the year. Goodricke was the first college to move to Campus East, and consists of three courts surrounding … Continue reading Goodricke College

Derwent College

When I was first asked to write a post about my college, the first thing I thought was “okay, so they probably want me to write a filtered and polished advert for the college”. But then I realized, if I were to write a completely honest version of this, it would come out the same. … Continue reading Derwent College

Alcuin College

Alcuin is great in so many ways that people actually refer to it as the ‘nice college’! Why? First of all – location. We’re conveniently close to the library, bus stop, local shop and pubs. Visiting your friends or going to lectures in both campuses, East or West, is equally easy. Alcuin’s blocks are separated … Continue reading Alcuin College

Cooking at Uni

Like washing clothes or making your bed, cooking for yourself is one of those things many students don’t realise they don’t know how to do until they have to do it…And that’s when the fumbling with the instructions on the back of a packet of pasta starts. So in this post, I thought I’d give a … Continue reading Cooking at Uni

Freshers’ week!!

The infamous Freshers’ Week! What’s it really like? Is it as fun as everyone says it is? Will I fit in with my flatmates straight away? These are the questions that I asked myself when I was packing up my things to move to York just over one and a half years ago. I was … Continue reading Freshers’ week!!

Moving on from York

In this blog post I’m going to give my personal advice about moving on from university – I hope you find it helpful. Start early  It might seem a long way off but a key piece of advice would be to start thinking about what you might like to do in the future early. This way … Continue reading Moving on from York