York was a top choice for me because of the variety that the Natural Sciences course offered. During my A-Levels, I was undecided on which subject I wanted to study at university. There was so much choice and I didn’t want to miss out on what I thought I would enjoy. Discovering the Natural Sciences … Continue reading Why I chose Natural Sciences at York
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
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!
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 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.
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 📚🎓
Moving from London, an area of so much diversity and multiculturalism, to York felt very different to what I’ve ever known. I needn’t have worried though, it was so easy to settle in. A little bit about me Hi! I’m Ciya, a second year Politics and International Relations student from Halifax College. I grew up … Continue reading Moving from London to York 📍
Choosing which university to join involves more than researching the university itself. As you’ll likely be living in that city for 3 or more years, a crucial part of deciding between universities is their location. This was one of the main reasons why I chose York. In this blog, I will try to give you … Continue reading What does the City of York have to offer?
Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a second year Interactive Media student. I am also the first person in my family to go to University. When I was in sixth form, I didn’t know what I was actually good at, what I wanted to study or what I wanted to do in the … Continue reading From Lost to Found – finding my confidence at 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