Coming To University As A Contextual Offer Holder

What is a contextual offer? By definition, a contextual offer is ‘a reduced offer for UK undergraduates that is typically one or two grades below the standard entry requirements’. They are given to students like you and I, who may have experienced socioeconomic disadvantages in their schooling, as a way to reduce pressure. The joy … Continue reading Coming To University As A Contextual Offer Holder

Looking back on life at York

Hi, I’m Morgan! I studied BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at York, and I’m graduating in 2022. After my graduation, I’ll be moving to London, having accepted an offer on Deloitte’s Consulting graduate programme as a Business Transformation Analyst. Finding my course Looking back, I’d always been studious, wanting to understand how the … Continue reading Looking back on life at York

Is studying at a UK university worth it? Reflecting on my experience

In September 2018, I set foot in the UK for the first time to start my undergraduate studies at York. Flash forward to 2022 and I am currently pursuing a taught Masters; making this the fourth year I’ve been in York and the UK. Looking back, I’ve been wondering whether studying at a UK university is … Continue reading Is studying at a UK university worth it? Reflecting on my experience

Choosing to study in the UK: The thrills and the trials

Choosing to study in the UK, while already intimidating, becomes more intense when you have to decide where to study. Choosing a UK university for me was, however, a pretty easy decision. UK universities – what’s the appeal? For starters, UK universities are globally upheld and recognised. Known for their vast range of courses, they … Continue reading Choosing to study in the UK: The thrills and the trials