What’s it like being an International Student Ambassador?

International Student Ambassadors are responsible for helping at events and representing the university from an international student’s perspective. I’m currently a postgraduate student, but I’ve been an International Student Ambassador since the first year of my undergraduate studies. The role has given me so many new skills and experiences. I’m going to share my story … Continue reading What’s it like being an International Student Ambassador?

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

Funding your studies: why you should apply for a postgraduate scholarship

So you’ve received your offer for the postgraduate course you’ve applied for, but one question remains…how will you fund your studies? A postgraduate scholarship is the answer. Applying for scholarships can be an incredibly stressful thing, especially after applying for your course. It’s common to feel there’s no point because of their competitive nature. On … Continue reading Funding your studies: why you should apply for a postgraduate scholarship

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

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?