York: the Sober Student’s Guide

So you’ve just arrived in York – congratulations, you are currently in one of the most beautiful (and ancient) cities of the North. With so much to see and do here, it can be hard to get your head around where to begin, which is why I have devised an (extremely amateur) photographic student guide … Continue reading York: the Sober Student’s Guide

A Student Guide to the City of York

York City Centre is a lot smaller in comparison to other cities, but in no way does that mean there is less to experience, see or do! One of the best things about York is its diversity. Whether you like to drink, eat, explore or party; there is something for everyone. It is filled with … Continue reading A Student Guide to the City of York

Internship Opportunities at York

My Internship Over the summer, I had the amazing opportunity to complete an internship with the University’s social media team. The amount of independence and creative freedom I was given was well beyond what I could have hoped for. For example, one of my responsibilities was documenting the summer graduation period on the official Instagram … Continue reading Internship Opportunities at York

A Guide to Freshers’ Week

For me, the most daunting part of heading up to university was Freshers’ Week. It was definitely one of the highlights of my first year at university, but also personally one of my most nerve-wracking weeks. Here are a few golden nuggets on how to survive… Be Prepared During the week your college and the … Continue reading A Guide to Freshers’ Week

Make Your Money go Further

It’s a daunting, but also exhilarating prospect that university will be the first time most people will have full responsibility of their finances. That being the case, when you receive that coveted, rather large chunk of money shortly after you move in – aka student loan – it can be far too tempting to splurge … Continue reading Make Your Money go Further

Hidden Gems in the City of York

If there’s anything that stands out to me about York in comparison to other cities, it’s the abundance of independent, quirky places to shop, eat and drink. It’s very easy to stick with what you know sometimes and just visit the usual chains that you’re familiar with. But you’d be missing out if you didn’t … Continue reading Hidden Gems in the City of York

Staying Healthy at Uni – it’s possible

The likely temptation If you’re a food lover like me, you’ll find the countless takeaway offers and free Domino’s at Freshers’ Fair hard to resist. It’s far too easy to slip into the routine of regularly group-ordering food while socialising with your new flatmates and bonding over your favourite pizza toppings. For many new students, … Continue reading Staying Healthy at Uni – it’s possible

My experience on placement so far…

Hey again everyone, can you believe the last time you heard from me was a month ago? It feels like yesterday that I was sitting down to write about how nervous I was about starting my placement. Now, after a month, I can’t imagine doing anything else! It’s very strange not having a lie in … Continue reading My experience on placement so far…

Hidden Gems of Campus

Starting any uni is a daunting prospect but York being a campus university definitely eases the transition. Being familiar with aspects of it that many students aren’t aware of until their 2nd or 3rd year will put you that extra step ahead. Plus, these hidden gems will make a great talking point with your flatmates … Continue reading Hidden Gems of Campus

Freshers’ Tips 101

Welcome! Hello everyone! I am an international student from Brazil currently in my second year at the University of York studying Film and Television Production. Freshers’ Week was an incredible experience for me so here are a few tips on how you can make the best out of Freshers’! Get organised Firstly, if you are … Continue reading Freshers’ Tips 101