Choosing a university can seem like an incredibly daunting task. It’s where you’ll be spending the next few years of your life. And even after you’ve got your offers you still have to make the all-important decision to choose one of them.
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Applying to University as a Mature Student
I studied BSc Pharmacology at Newcastle University before coming to York as a mature student. I applied for medicine the first time round, but I didn’t get in so I went with my backup option which was Biomedical Sciences at Newcastle University. In my second year there, I specialised in pharmacology. I applied to transfer … Continue reading Applying to University as a Mature Student
Applying to university as an international student
I applied to university after receiving my A-Level results, during my gap year. I wanted to give myself more time to work on my applications without revising for exams. Applying to university as an international student, meant that I looked to study in various places such as Singapore, Hong Kong and the UK. It was … Continue reading Applying to university as an international student
Choosing York 📚🎓
Selecting the right course to study I have always being very interested and excited to attend university, to learn more about my favourite subject – Politics. Choosing York was an easy decision for me. In Year 12, I had already decided on an International Relations course due to my interests in global politics. For my … Continue reading Choosing York 📚🎓
Moving from London to York 📍
Moving from London, an area of so much diversity and multiculturalism, to York felt very different to what I’ve ever known. I needn’t have worried though, it was so easy to settle in. A little bit about me Hi! I’m Ciya, a second year Politics and International Relations student from Halifax College. I grew up … Continue reading Moving from London to York 📍
From Lost to Found – finding my confidence at York
Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a second year Interactive Media student. I am also the first person in my family to go to University. When I was in sixth form, I didn’t know what I was actually good at, what I wanted to study or what I wanted to do in the … Continue reading From Lost to Found – finding my confidence at York
Why I chose York
Hi, I’m Katherine, a 2nd-Year Psychology student, and I’m part of Vanbrugh College. I am from Newcastle so, although not a massive distance from York by train, moving away from home still felt like a challenge! Picking the right university and city to move to is a big decision, but hopefully I can give you … Continue reading Why I chose York
The two main reasons I chose the University of York are the academic reputation and the college system. As a member of the Russell Group, the University has a great reputation for academia and I thought it was a place where I could push myself academically. However, the reason I chose York over other Russell … Continue reading Why York?
Why did I choose York?
Hi, my name is Annalisa. I am a third year Biology student at the University and also a student ambassador. I am part of James College and lived on campus in my first year. Read on to find out why I chose to come to York for my university experience. UCAS and open days Honestly, … Continue reading Why did I choose York?
Receiving my contextual offer and choosing York
Hi, my name is Brad and I’m a second year Chemistry student in Alcuin College. Applying to university was a daunting experience for me. As I was the first person in my family to go to university I didn’t really know what to expect. However, I’m so glad that I decided to go and especially … Continue reading Receiving my contextual offer and choosing York