You get your public exam results back and wonder where to go next. For many, studying abroad has become one of the options. You‘re excited to see how your life will change when immersed in a new culture yet concerned about being in unfamiliar surroundings. Here, I’ll share my experience as an international student at … Continue reading Is studying at a UK university for me?
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
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
York is well known for being a historical city. Students can explore Roman and Viking features in the city. In addition, they can expand their interests at the university. My goal in coming to the UK to study a Masters in Global Marketing was to gain a more international perspective on the global industry of … Continue reading Studying a Masters in Global Marketing: What to look forward to
Anyone who has completed an undergraduate degree knows the pain of having to decide between going out with your mates or saving money, and sadly this struggle continues into your postgraduate degree. However, who says there aren’t loopholes to help you with managing your money as a postgrad? Summer work Most undergrad degrees finish in … Continue reading To spend or not to spend?: Managing your money as a postgraduate student
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?
Moving from undergraduate to postgraduate study at York for my MA was somehow even more stressful than moving away from home for the first time. At least when I moved for my BA, I had known a few people from my school who’d be going to university with me. When I moved to York, I … Continue reading Moving from undergraduate to postgraduate study
Hi, my name is Sammie. I am in my 4th year at the University of York. I previously studied BSc Environmental Geography for three years, and now I’m engaged in MSc Sustainability Science for a further year. I’m a long-standing member of the Archery Society and love the University for its gorgeous campus and friendly … Continue reading Making it work: part-time employment and full-time degrees!
About me Hi, I’m Maoxun! I’m an international postgraduate student studying Music Education at the University of York. When I started in January 2021, there was a housing shortage both on and off-campus. Despite this, the university managed to provide me with accommodation in Constantine. However, my lectures were on Campus West which I believed … Continue reading My experience of off-campus accommodation in York
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