Hey! I’m Becky, a 3rd year Human Geography and Environment student. Read my tips on how to look after your wellbeing during exam season at university.
Month: December 2021
Surviving the First Term at Uni
Get to grips with your new life away from home So, you’ve got your offer, you know what course you’re doing, and you’re all set to leave home – but you’re not sure what comes next. For most people, uni is their first taste of independent living, and that’s scary! But worry not my friends, … Continue reading Surviving the First Term at Uni
City Guide – LGBTQ+ Safe Spaces in York
Understandably when you move to a new city as a student, things can be pretty intimidating. What can be even more intimidating is if you identify yourself within the LGTBQ+ community and yearn for those safe havens where you can take away the shell and be your pure self. Now, for some, York might not … Continue reading City Guide – LGBTQ+ Safe Spaces in York
The Who, What, Why, When and How of Societies
What are societies? Societies are a great way to meet new people who are not on your course and you might not otherwise meet. It is also a great way to do something other than study. There are all sorts of societies including Art, Bee Keeping, History, Negotiation, Quiz, and Tea Societies. There are also … Continue reading The Who, What, Why, When and How of Societies
Shopping ethically in York
Hi, I’m Anjali and I’m a final year Politics, Philosophy and Economics student from Manchester! Read my blog to find out the best places to shop ethically in York.
Student societies, one of the best parts of the university experience
Student societies are probably one of my favourite things at university. I think it plays an important role in one’s university experience, and you definitely should get involved. With over 200 different societies at York, you are sure to find something that you enjoy. From famous sports such as netball or football to something as … Continue reading Student societies, one of the best parts of the university experience
Student Buddying Scheme: helping you settle into uni
What is the Student Buddying Scheme? The Student Buddying Scheme is a scheme where the University pairs new students with current students. Starting university is a new process for many people, and I know it can be quite daunting. Having a student buddy can be a massive help in this sense. They can help you … Continue reading Student Buddying Scheme: helping you settle into uni
Getting a handle on site search
Have you ever visited a website looking for a specific piece of information; maybe a swimming pool timetable, or a specific recipe? Have you ever used a search function within the website in order to do this? If so, you have been a ‘user’ engaging with ‘site search’.
Social life and activities at Anne Lister College
Second year student Libby tells us about her experience of the activities and events at Anne Lister College at the University of York.
Accommodation and the College System at York
Your accommodation at York is a big part of your Freshers’ experience as it’s where you’ll be living for your first year as an undergraduate. Therefore, it is crucial that you make the most of your time there and take advantage of all that is on offer. Freshers’ Accommodation at York Different people will have … Continue reading Accommodation and the College System at York