In this post, I will share with you some advice and things to keep in mind before you start university! Moving to university can feel overwhelming but being prepared and organised will make your journey a lot less stressful! Prepare To make things less stressful and overwhelming when arriving at university, you can prepare by … Continue reading Getting prepared and organised before moving to York
Posts about Settling into university
My time at York as an International Student
Hi! My name is Mikaela, and I’m going to talk to you about some of the experiences I had studying as an international student at the University of York. Settling into University life I chose to study at York because I really like the environment of the campus and I thought it would be a … Continue reading My time at York as an International Student
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
Settling in at university and making friends
Hello, my name is Benjamin and I study an LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice. In this blog, I will discuss my top tips about how to settle in at university and make friends when you arrive, through joining societies, making friends in class, and undertaking common activities with your housemates. Settling in … Continue reading Settling in at university and making friends
My top tips to make friends and settle in to uni
Moving to university is undoubtedly one of the biggest things you will have ever done in your entire life so far! It is most likely the first time that you are leaving home for an extended period of time and living independently on your own in a brand-new city… So it is totally normal to … Continue reading My top tips to make friends and settle in to uni
My experience of university as a contextual offer holder
Hi there, my name is Ellen and I am a second year English Language and Linguistics student here at the University of York. I got my contextual offer in 2020 whilst I was in sixth form! First of all, I would just like to say a huge congratulations to you if you’ve received an offer … Continue reading My experience of university as a contextual offer holder
Surviving the First Term at Uni
Get to grips with your new life away from home So, you’ve got your offer, you know what course you’re doing, and you’re all set to leave home – but you’re not sure what comes next. For most people, uni is their first taste of independent living, and that’s scary! But worry not my friends, … Continue reading Surviving the First Term at Uni
Student Buddying Scheme: helping you settle into uni
What is the Student Buddying Scheme? The Student Buddying Scheme is a scheme where the University pairs new students with current students. Starting university is a new process for many people, and I know it can be quite daunting. Having a student buddy can be a massive help in this sense. They can help you … Continue reading Student Buddying Scheme: helping you settle into uni
Top tips for living in shared accommodation
Student Becky shares some helpful tips on how you can make the most of living in shared accommodation and keep the peace with your new housemates.
Exploring the city of York!
There is so much to do when exploring the city of York, and that can make it tricky to decide where to start. It’s a place that I genuinely love, and hopefully this jam-packed week plan will give you a few ideas that’ll help you fall in love with the city too! Monday It’s your … Continue reading Exploring the city of York!