As you may know, York is really diverse in terms of students on campus. So, for a student from a distant country, dealing with homesickness is quite a common topic. In order to deal with homesickness, an understandably blue feeling, let’s look at reasons behind it first… International Conversation Afternoons (ICA) Why do people feel … Continue reading Dealing with homesickness as an international student
Choosing to pursue postgraduate study is a big decision. This, along with moving to another country, can be challenging but also extremely rewarding. I knew when I was applying that I wanted to get the most out of my time in York. Having gone through this myself, here are some ways I approached postgraduate study … Continue reading How to get the most out of postgraduate study in the UK
When you’re at school and applying to university, ending up on Clearing seems like the end of the world. Before I get any further, let me just dispel this myth. While ending up in Clearing probably isn’t the most fun experience you’ll ever go through, going through Clearing gave me the best university experience I … Continue reading Clearing – My Side of the Story
You asked for ‘No fee extensions’, this is what we have done. The only fee we at York would ever charge for an extension is the ‘Continuation Fee’. The continuation fee is charged for each new 12 month period entered after a student completes the normal period of enrolment. The current fee is £330 and … Continue reading Continuation fees during the COVID-19 pandemic
Waking up on A level results day to the update on UCAS that I was in Clearing wasn’t the ideal situation I had been hoping for, to say the least. However, I can honestly say that it was the best thing that could have happened as York was absolutely the university for me! Being in … Continue reading Why I Chose York – My experience through Clearing
The people on the phone were absolutely lovely, and really made me feel at ease. As soon as I realised that no one was going to judge me for going through Clearing, I felt a whole lot better.
Meet and talk to PhD students and post-docs about health, wellbeing and maintaining a goo work-life balance during doctoral research.
Vitae have announced that they are running two additional live lectures as part of their IP for Research programme. The lectures will take place on: Monday 1 June 2020 from 1100 – 1230 (UK time) online: this event is designed for researchers in Arts, Humanities and Social Science disciplines. Friday 5 June 2020 from 1030-1200 … Continue reading Intellectual Property for Research Online Lectures
Now is the time to make a difference and vote in the GSA elections. It only takes a couple of minutes, but your vote will have a profound impact. All you need is your student number – and remember 75p is donated to charity for every vote. This is how postgrads take control of their … Continue reading GSA e-lection voting is open
Imagine If… How can we answer the big cultural, economic and political questions of our time? Join Greg Dyke and inspiring University of York PhD students and learn how their cutting-edge research is expanding knowledge and understanding of our world and beyond. The final of York’s Three Minute Thesis takes place online on Wednesday 10 … Continue reading Join the audience at the Three Minute Thesis 2020 final