Picture the scene. It’s 2014, on a chilly December afternoon. In a small office in the basement of Heslington Hall, the website publish has just finished, and with it, seven new course pages have gone live. They look something like this…
Month: July 2019
Top things to pack for uni
What should you pack for uni? Some of our current students share their essential uni items and what you should (and shouldn’t) bring with you.
Preparing for uni and what to bring with you
Hi, I’m Charlotte and I’m studying English and History. Here are my top tips for preparing for uni and what to bring with you. I would prepare for uni by finding out as much as possible in advance. Investigate the modules you’re interested in, see what there is to do in the city and check … Continue reading Preparing for uni and what to bring with you
Preparing for uni: student top tips
Starting university is an exciting adventure but it can also be quite daunting. So we’ve asked some of our current students to share their advice and top tips for preparing for uni.
Helping you prepare for uni life
Starting to prepare for uni doesn’t have to mean reading, studying and getting ready for more advanced academic work. Of course, making your way through any reading lists, required pre-uni work, or even just researching some topics related to your course, is important. But university life is more than academia, and so your preparation needs … Continue reading Helping you prepare for uni life
Avoiding a (head) shot in the dark
In-house photographer, Alex Holland, is often commissioned to take an interesting portrait shot of a University academic whom he’s never met before and who can only give a few minutes of their time.
Preparing for results day
The lead-up to results day can be a nervous time so we asked some of our current students for their top tips for preparing for the big day.
Ghana International Study Centre – what I learnt
Hi, I’m Lottie, a 2nd Year biology student at York. I’ve just come back from the Ghana International Study Centre and here’s what I learnt. About the Ghana International Study Centre About a year ago, I read a wonderful quote: ‘Grab every opportunity that comes your way, because you never know whether it may come … Continue reading Ghana International Study Centre – what I learnt
My top tips for preparing for results day
There’s no denying it, results day can be daunting. You could be the most confident person in the world that you’ve done well in your exams and still, in the run-up, doubt everything you wrote in your exams and think about all the things you could’ve messed up. The bottom line is, after you’ve finished … Continue reading My top tips for preparing for results day
Get a good night’s sleep: my results day story
Hello! I’m Charlotte, a 3rd year student studying English and History here at York. Here is my results day story: What happened on results day? My results were released sooner than expected, which caught me a little off-guard, but I was pleased because it broke the suspense. For me, the notification that I had been … Continue reading Get a good night’s sleep: my results day story