Is it a big transition from college? What do I need to bring to university? Is university life just drinking and partying? Will I feel homesick? These are just some of the questions you may be worried about moving to university. Hopefully, I can clarify some of the misconceptions surrounding university life. You will become … Continue reading What to expect from University life
Coming to university all the way back in September 2017, I was aware of my strengths. Cooking was not one of them. So I applied for catered accommodation, and enjoyed the Derwent catering team’s efforts to keep me healthy and well fed. This worked very well for my first year. Then came the second year. … Continue reading Cooking Catastrophe to Chef (sort of)
Earlier in the year, our videographer Joe and I were sent the request to ‘make an accommodation video’. Aside from the obvious questions of ‘why’ and ‘of what’, we asked ourselves: what really makes accommodation at York different?
Who better to tell us than the people currently living in it? What we ended up with was an accommodation video that didn’t really feature much accommodation in at all.
No two university experiences are the same. Being at York for over a year now, I thought I’d share some of the things that I didn’t know before coming to university which you might find useful. Instagram vs reality At my sixth form, the majority of students weren’t applying to university, so student life wasn’t … Continue reading What’s university really like?
Firstly, I want to say you deserve a pat on the back for choosing York! I can confidently say the degree and sheer volume of career support is like no other. With this in mind, take a few tips from a third year who all those years ago was in your shoes; both nervous and … Continue reading Law at York – The Interview Stage
Cumberland Lodge is offering bursary places for PhD students to attend this conference examining resilient communities.
Hi! I’m Rebecca, I’m in my second year of studying history. I’m here to bust a few myths about living and working at university and tell you what it’s really like being here at York. Myth 1: It’s all work The biggest thing I worried about before coming to uni was how much work I … Continue reading What’s Uni Really Like? Busting the Myths
So many adjectives come into my head when asked this question: scary, busy, freeing, exciting, stressful…. I am a third year and I’ve experienced so much: I went through the anxiousness of Freshers’ week, not knowing anyone and feeling like everyone knew one another. The amount of work you will get is something you may … Continue reading What University is really like…
Ever wondered about the breadth and depth of research going on at the University?
Catherine Edwards, Doctoral Researcher in the Department of English and Related Literature, has been published by The Conversation.