Hi Guys! I’m Lauren and I am a 2nd Year student studying sociology at York. So far my university experience has been so fun, educating and very versatile. With topics varying from reality TV to body hair removal, York has a really contemporary department, dealing with the most up-to-date issues within society. I’ve lived in … Continue reading The Week of a Sociology Student
York never falls short on offering some of the most stylish, fun and bustling bars. Ideal for a starter to a night out or a full evening, many bars have great student deals like 2-4-1 and discounted drinks. Many offer function rooms available for hire and some offer food as well! Whether you’re looking for … Continue reading Top 10 bars in York
The variety of restaurants in York is second to none! From chain mainstream restaurants to quirky independent businesses, there is something to everyone’s taste – literally! Prices really vary depending on the sort of experience you’re craving but generally, York restaurants tend to be really reasonable with student discount being offered in some places. The … Continue reading Top 10 restaurants in York
York is home to an abundance of cafes and tea rooms, all with a unique style and character. Whatever you’re looking for, whether it’s a cosy afternoon with friends or a place to do some studying, there are loads of great places to go. Cafes in York are mostly really reasonably priced and there are … Continue reading Top 10 cafes in York
It’s no secret that starting a PhD is a big commitment and, for me, like many others, that meant that choosing where to carry out my doctoral research was a big decision. Luckily though, it was a choice that I certainly got right! So why York? From its outstanding reputation in my subject area and … Continue reading Why I Chose York for Postgraduate Research
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
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
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
The title of this post may seem a little bizarre but I thought I’d cover what I have ahead of me this term, looking forward into the next two years and also the fun I had going to the Jorvik Viking festival, which is the looking backwards bit! Although this term has been rather hectic … Continue reading Looking forward and looking backwards!
One of the advantages of attending the University of York is that you will be in the heart of one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic cities. Believe it or not, you can explore York by spending very little or nothing at all. If like me, you are always looking for things to do … Continue reading Explore York on a budget…10 fun places to visit!