Placements with Careers and Placements

Hi, I’m Maxim. For the past year I have worked at the University in the Careers and Placements team. I have been responsible for various projects such as organizing employer events and creating student case studies. However, the bulk of my placement was based around my own student research project where I gathered student viewpoints, … Continue reading Placements with Careers and Placements

Actuarial modelling in Paris and London: what I’ve learned

Hi, I’m Rhiannon, and I’ve been working as an Actuarial Modelling intern for SCOR. I spent the first half of my year in SCOR’s head office in Paris which was amazing, before moving to London in January for the second half of my placement. My favourite part of this experience has been living in two … Continue reading Actuarial modelling in Paris and London: what I’ve learned

My Archaeology excavation experience

Hey guys! I’m Amy, a 1st Year Archaeology and Heritage student, and I’ve just finished a four-week excavation of a Roman town in Malton! If you didn’t know, when you take any kind of Archaeology degree here at York you get four weeks of excavation experience that is paid for by the university (four days … Continue reading My Archaeology excavation experience

Making friends in York

Read tips and advice from our international students on the best ways to make friends at university in York.

What to expect when you arrive in the UK (and York)

Our international students explain what to expect when you arrive in the UK (and York) to start your university journey.

Top tips for travelling to the UK (and York)

Some of our current international students share their tops tips for travelling to the UK and York for university.

Things you don’t need to bring with you when you move to the UK

Our international students share some of the things you don't need to bring with you when you move to the UK for university.

Top 3 things to bring with you when you move to the UK

Some of our international students share their top 3 things to bring with you when you move to the UK.

How to look after yourself at uni

Starting university can be pretty daunting and it’s probably the first time you’ve been living independently. With so much to get used to and so many new responsibilities, it’s easy to fall into some unhealthy patterns and forget your own wellbeing. They might make life easier in the short term but won’t help you in … Continue reading How to look after yourself at uni

Student Support and Wellbeing at York

Hi everyone I’m Amy, I’m in Alcuin, doing an Archaeology and Heritage degree and I have OCD. When applying to university, we spend a lot of time looking at the location and the course. Will the lecturers be right for me? Can I afford to live in that city? What societies are there? These are … Continue reading Student Support and Wellbeing at York