Hi, I’m Ellen and I am a first year English Language and Linguistics student in Alcuin College. University has always been something that I have wanted to do, I’ve always loved the idea of moving to a new place and meeting lots of new people whilst studying a subject that I absolutely adore. Funnily enough, … Continue reading Why I chose to study at the University of York
Moving cities is not always easy and I would be lying if I said that it was easy for me. As an international student, I did not only move from one city to another but from one country to another. I come from Berlin and have lived there all my life. Berlin is a large … Continue reading Berlin to York – what moving from a big to a small city was like for me
Last February, listening to a lecture in Hendrix Hall, I realised that two years prior I had sat in the exact same room at my offer holders visit day. It was on that day when I knew that the University of York was where I wanted to spend the next three years of my life. … Continue reading You’ve got your offer…so what does York have to offer you?
When I was applying for uni it took me a long time to make up my mind of where I wanted to go. It was not an easy choice and I was stuck in between two options: York, and Oxford. It got to a stage where I thought: “maybe I should just flip a coin … Continue reading Stuck between two options: York, and Oxford
For a long time, Cambridge was my dream university. From a young age, I wanted to go there to study and so naturally, I applied in October 2018. I also applied to York, Nottingham, Newcastle and Lancaster, and last year I began studying English at the University of York. I received an interview offer from Selwyn … Continue reading Choosing York over Cambridge
I first applied to university in 2017 and again in 2018 during my gap year. Both of these times I applied to the University of York and also Oxford University. I chose to apply to both of these universities because of their excellent reputation and in particular their prevalence in the legal world, which is … Continue reading Why I chose York (over Oxbridge)
BSc (Hons) Biology student Faye explains why she chose the University of York. More why I chose York student stories.
Why I love York Campus The University of York was the first university I visited as a small 18-year-old, and I have loved it ever since. The campus feels so inviting and friendly, and there is always something going on or an event to attend; it is a very lively place. York city centre is … Continue reading Reflecting on 3 amazing years at York
Favourite thing about studying in the Department of Biology? I could spend hours listing the many, many reasons I love studying in the Biology Department: the great facilities, the fantastic teaching, the awesome cookies from the Department’s Café (also called Cookies). However, my favourite thing about studying in the Department is, without a doubt, the … Continue reading Why I love York and studying Biomed here
Waking up on A level results day to the update on UCAS that I was in Clearing wasn’t the ideal situation I had been hoping for, to say the least. However, I can honestly say that it was the best thing that could have happened as York was absolutely the university for me! Being in … Continue reading Why I Chose York – My experience through Clearing