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
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Are UK universities worth it?
Is choosing a UK university worth it? Two years ago, I asked myself this question repeatedly. Would I regret my decision? I can confidently say I don’t. Here’s what you need to consider and why I think UK universities are worth it. Making the choice As an international student, you need to consider a multitude … Continue reading Are UK universities worth it?
Choosing a University: The How To Guide
Hi there! My name’s Sophie and I’m a final year Literature undergraduate here at York. Choosing a university can be an overwhelming experience, so I’ve written student-friendly guide to help you make your decision. I hope you’ll check it out!
3 Non-Academic Things to Consider When Choosing a Uni
In the search for the perfect uni, you’ve probably already scoured the internet for league tables and university rankings. But it’s important to remember that a university’s ‘good’ placement on a league table doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s a good fit for you. The university experience is about more than just numbers and figures. It’s … Continue reading 3 Non-Academic Things to Consider When Choosing a Uni
A week in the life of a Biomedical Sciences student
Back when I was applying to university, I wasn’t entirely sure what it would actually be like on a day-to-day basis. For anyone who might be wondering this too, I thought I would share a description of a recent week in my final year. Although everyone’s university experience is different and no two weeks are … Continue reading A week in the life of a Biomedical Sciences student
The Brilliance of Contextual Offers
My name is Owen and I am a second year History and Politics student here at the University of York. In this short blog, I will talk about contextual offers and York. I’ll explain what they are, give my experience with having one and explain how it impacted me at York. I’ll be honest, York … Continue reading The Brilliance of Contextual Offers
You’ve received an offer- what next?
Congratulations on getting an offer to York. Getting an offer is an amazing achievement and you should feel very proud of yourself! My name is Maisie, I am a first-year student studying Psychology in Education and a member of Vanbrugh College. In this blog post, I will be discussing the importance of post-offer visit days, … Continue reading You’ve received an offer- what next?
Making the most of your final year at sixth form/college
I consider sixth form/college to be an interesting time. While you can finally relish the independence that comes with reaching the top of the (secondary) educational food chain, you’re ultimately faced with the decision as to what comes next. Read on for some tips on how to make the most of your time at sixth … Continue reading Making the most of your final year at sixth form/college
From your contextual offer to York (tips for next year)
Hi, I’m Elizabeth and I am currently in my third year studying English and Related Literature. I am also currently the Muse (magazine) Editor for Nouse which is the oldest paper on campus. In this blog I will talk about receiving a contextual offer as well as giving some advice and top tips for your … Continue reading From your contextual offer to York (tips for next year)
How I chose and funded my PhD
About me Hi! My name is Katie and I’m a second year PhD student in Medieval Studies. I research arms and armour in Middle English romance. In this blog, I’m going to talk about why I decided to do my PhD and the process of applying for and funding a self-funded PhD. Why I chose … Continue reading How I chose and funded my PhD