Coming To University As A Contextual Offer Holder

What is a contextual offer? By definition, a contextual offer is ‘a reduced offer for UK undergraduates that is typically one or two grades below the standard entry requirements’. They are given to students like you and I, who may have experienced socioeconomic disadvantages in their schooling, as a way to reduce pressure. The joy … Continue reading Coming To University As A Contextual Offer Holder

A taster of food in York

Whenever I go into York’s city centre, I always pick a place to eat before I leave campus. Why? Because York is a foodie’s paradise, and it’s so easy to get overwhelmed by all the amazing options. From cheap eats to great bakeries to upscale restaurants, there’s food in York for every occasion. The good … Continue reading A taster of food in York

Choosing a university: an international student’s guide

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.

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 📚🎓

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