Hello! My name is Yael. In this blog I will share with you some advice that helped me gain my scholarship. Read the scholarship instructions carefully While it may seem obvious, it is always worth reviewing whether or not you meet the eligibility criteria. Some scholarships may require documents that can take extra time to … Continue reading My scholarship advice
Hi, I’m Abigail! I’m on the Biology/Chemistry/Physics Specialisation pathway of Natural Sciences. Currently, I’m in my third year, and I’ve chosen to specialise in Physics. Today, I want to chat to share with you my favourite things about being a Natural Sciences student! Experiencing different departments This year, nearly all of my teaching (lectures, seminars … Continue reading Why I love being a Natural Sciences student
Hi, my name’s Maisie, and I’m a second year Psychology in Education student in Vanbrugh College. As someone who has both been to and worked the visit days for offer holders I feel I have some good advice on how to get the most out of the day. Ask Questions! You might not want to … Continue reading Come to a visit day for offer holders!
At York, visit days for offer holders are typically held between January and April each year, though this can vary depending on your department (don’t worry, they’ll contact you, so you’ll know what to do!). During a visit day, you’ll have the opportunity to chat with staff and students from your department and learn more … Continue reading Top tips for visit days for offer holders
Finding a suitable placement for a Year in Industry/Placement Year can be daunting for any student. However, this may be even more true for students (such as myself) with a disability. In this blog, I will give you my top tips for finding a placement and negotiating any concerns you may have as a student … Continue reading Top tips for finding a placement as a disabled student
Congratulations! You’ve made the amazing decision to choose to go to university and experience student life like never before. Here’s three reasons why the University of York was the right choice for me.
Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at York! Visit days for offer holders, otherwise known as ‘visit days’, are a great way to get to know a university better. I would say that visit days are super helpful for two main reasons. Firstly, you can visit departments, colleges or other university buildings. Secondly, you … Continue reading Visit days for offer holders! – Things to consider
Hi! My name is Jessica, and I’m from Indonesia. I’m also an International Student Ambassador at the University of York, studying Bachelor of Arts in Music. Currently, I’m in my second year as I just finished my first year and foundation year consecutively at York. I received an undergraduate scholarship when I progressed from my foundation … Continue reading Funding your studies: Why you should apply for an undergraduate scholarship
Three of my flatmates and I started looking for a house together over Christmas break in first year. We all got on well, had similar standards of cleanliness, and were on the same page about going out (not against it, but only infrequently). We figured we would work quite well as a house. So, we … Continue reading Life off campus in second year
An interview for university can be one of the most daunting aspects of applying, but it doesn’t need to be. Interviews are your chance to shine, they are simply a way for the university to see what type of person you are, not just what’s on paper. So, the big question is, how should I … Continue reading The Essential York Interview Guide