Hello! My name is Yael. In this blog I will share with you some advice that helped me gain my scholarship. Read the scholarship instructions carefully While it may seem obvious, it is always worth reviewing whether or not you meet the eligibility criteria. Some scholarships may require documents that can take extra time to … Continue reading My scholarship advice
Now you have got your offer to do a Masters degree at the University of York, what can you look forward to? You might be finishing your undergraduate degree, or coming back to academia after a break of however many years. Whatever the case, there are lots of things you can look forward to about … Continue reading Three reasons to look forward to starting your Masters at York
Hey, my name’s Alex (he/him). I’m in the first year of my PhD. In this post, I’ll share with you 5 tips for looking after your mental health as a student. Make time for the things that are important to you Whilst it goes without saying that your degree is a big priority, it’s also … Continue reading Tips for maintaining your mental health as a student
Hi, I’m Abigail! I’m on the Biology/Chemistry/Physics Specialisation pathway of Natural Sciences. Currently, I’m in my third year, and I’ve chosen to specialise in Physics. Today, I want to chat to share with you my favourite things about being a Natural Sciences student! Experiencing different departments This year, nearly all of my teaching (lectures, seminars … Continue reading Why I love being a Natural Sciences student
Hi, my name’s Maisie, and I’m a second year Psychology in Education student in Vanbrugh College. As someone who has both been to and worked the visit days for offer holders I feel I have some good advice on how to get the most out of the day. Ask Questions! You might not want to … Continue reading Come to a visit day for offer holders!
Studying for a Masters is a rewarding experience for international students. You‘re going to study in a completely different culture and also meet friends from different part of the world. However, you may be worried that you’ll experience workload pressure and worries about living in a new environment. Here are some tips for how to … Continue reading How to prepare for your Masters
At York, visit days for offer holders are typically held between January and April each year, though this can vary depending on your department (don’t worry, they’ll contact you, so you’ll know what to do!). During a visit day, you’ll have the opportunity to chat with staff and students from your department and learn more … Continue reading Top tips for visit days for offer holders
Finding a suitable placement for a Year in Industry/Placement Year can be daunting for any student. However, this may be even more true for students (such as myself) with a disability. In this blog, I will give you my top tips for finding a placement and negotiating any concerns you may have as a student … Continue reading Top tips for finding a placement as a disabled student
Congratulations! You’ve made the amazing decision to choose to go to university and experience student life like never before. Here's three reasons why the University of York was the right choice for me.
Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at York! Visit days for offer holders, otherwise known as ‘visit days’, are a great way to get to know a university better. I would say that visit days are super helpful for two main reasons. Firstly, you can visit departments, colleges or other university buildings. Secondly, you … Continue reading Visit days for offer holders! – Things to consider