Hi everyone! After having discussed many aspects of academic and general everyday life in York in my previous blog posts I have decided to focus on something slightly more specific today: what is like to be an International Student at the University of York. York has a very big international community and you will find here … Continue reading Being an International Student in York
I’ve got 3 weeks off!! Well 2 weeks annual leave, and 1 reading week. I’ve literally spent the whole time catching up with family, and catching up with sleep- something which Coco is very happy about, she must be the laziest dog in the world!! (challenges welcome).. Recently, me and a few of my … Continue reading Annual Leave as a Student Midwife…
There is so much to do in York… anything from having a laugh with some mates whilst on a night out or having a relaxing evening elsewhere. I am going to share with you a few of my favourite hotspots in York. From eating to shopping York has it all, and being on a student budget … Continue reading My six favourite things to do in York
Hi all, After doing recent visit days in the department, lots of students were asking about accommodation (halls, in particular) and joining societies – so I thought I’d go over some things and try and ease some worries you may have. Accommodation In your first year, you will (probably) live in University accommodation aka ‘halls’. … Continue reading Accommodation and Societies!
When you come to university its most likely you will have some turbulent times and you may feel stressed and that things are getting on top of you. This is completely normal and I guarantee everyone will go through it at some points. I’m going to share with you a few little tips I use … Continue reading Stresses at university and how to handle them
There are a few things that every language student needs during their time at university, not just the obvious bits like stationery or books. The best way to truly throw yourself into a language is to surround yourself with it as much as you possibly can, so here are four of my essentials for a … Continue reading A Language Student’s Essentials
I have just recently stepped down from being on the dance society committee (sad times!). It’s been a fantastic two years, I’ve absolutely loved being part of it! When I was looking at which uni I’d like to join, sports and societies were very important to me. I can happily say being part of dance … Continue reading So what’s it like to be on a society committee?
Hey everyone, hope you are all well. It’s currently the Easter holidays for us at York, however the word “holiday” always seems to irritate me as it symbolizes peace and relaxation but since about Year 9 these end of term breaks have consisted, for the most part, of revision and assignments. It’s not the best feeling … Continue reading Managing a “holiday” and work
It is amazing how quickly time flies. Having just turned 21 and now well over half way through my time at university, I feel I really ought to be acting like a proper, full-time adult… I’ll let you know when that happens (don’t hold your breath). Despite shortly entering the summer term and then finishing for … Continue reading So much to look forward to