SwiftSoc (Taylor Swift Society)

One of the best things about university is being able to spend time with people who have the same interests as you. I have been a huge fan of Taylor Swift for years. However, it wasn’t until I started at York that I was able to share my enthusiasm about her with like-minded people. This … Continue reading SwiftSoc (Taylor Swift Society)

Hot off the press: our Print Society

At the University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) societies meeting I found myself sitting next to a lovely member of HackSoc, the university’s Computer Science society. He asked what society I am involved in and when I brightly replied, “Print Soc,” he immediately looked confused.  “So that’s printers?” “Printing presses. Think the big old machines … Continue reading Hot off the press: our Print Society

Beyond your course: societies

There are lots of things that you can get involved in at university beyond your degree course. One of these is joining societies. I have been involved in two throughout my time at university – Christian Focus & SAGGY (Scouts And Girl Guides York). I’ve met people who have similar interests as me and made … Continue reading Beyond your course: societies

Joining societies at York

Societies are one of the best bits about going to a university. They let you meet loads of new people while trying new things or continuing something you already love. At school, you might have had a limited number of clubs related to sport, music or reading. University expands your options a lot. At York, … Continue reading Joining societies at York

College life at York

As a Fresher, I turned up on my first day at university not knowing what a college was, or what college life was about. Like many people, I assumed that they were just halls of residence. I really wish that I had taken the time to understand what they actually meant, as the collegiate system … Continue reading College life at York