Societies: all or nothing?

Kayaking, Italian, Amnesty International, York Anti-Trafficking Student Group, Christian Union, York Model United Nations….. Woah woah woah! Slow down! There’s too much to choose from. You can get involved in loads of societies in your first year. I certainly did, and why not? Uni is a unique environment where you can try many different things … Continue reading Societies: all or nothing?

Back to education after gap year travels- HELP!

I know the feeling. You’ve left home, seen the world, and then all of a sudden, you’re back in school again. What’s the point? You go from this: To this: NOT. AGAIN. I hear you say. Well, let me reassure you, I was in the same boat. Here’s the rather unconventional way I decided which uni … Continue reading Back to education after gap year travels- HELP!

York, and then what? Careers, travel and further study

Oh my gosh, I don’t know what to do with my life!!! I’m sure this is one thought that you may have experiences at some point in the run up to Uni. Is uni even the right thing for me? What if I get there and don’t like it? What if I get there and … Continue reading York, and then what? Careers, travel and further study

Studying Psychology in Education at York

I’ll admit it. I did apply for straight Psychology and was offered a place on this course as an alternative. This was a year after I’d first looked round universities. I couldn’t remember much about any of them other than that I LOVED York. I knew it was my favourite city and I figured this course … Continue reading Studying Psychology in Education at York

A Coffee Lover’s Guide to York

It is a well-known fact that a lot of students require coffee to function. The City of York has caught onto this. If you’re like me and coffee shops serve a social, educational and addiction feeding purpose, then York in the city for you – it’s coffee shops go above and beyond your caffeine needs. … Continue reading A Coffee Lover’s Guide to York

College Life

A university with colleges or university without colleges? Does it make a difference? What are the purpose of colleges? Will it help me make friends? Am I going to care after first year? These are all questions that were whizzing around my head when I was applying for Universities. In the whirlwind that is UCAS … Continue reading College Life

Your College and You

A Uni with colleges or a Uni without colleges? Does it make a difference? What are the purpose of colleges? Will it help me make friends? Am I going to care after first year? These are all questions that were whizzing round my head when I was applying for Universities. In the whirlwind that is … Continue reading Your College and You