The Festive Season In York

York is known as one of the most festive cities in the country and walking around, it’s easy to see why. From the bustling Christmas markets to the thousands of Christmas lights strung around the streets, it’s clear York gets Christmas right. A survey by Virgin trains looked at 500,000 tweets and found that 89% … Continue reading The Festive Season In York

A Student Guide to the City of York

Congratulations! You’re thinking about living in York, one of the most beautiful and charming cities in the country. The cobbled roads and winding streets often serve to create a cloud of confusion for the uninitiated student. Fortunately, this fool-proof student guide to York will help you get the most out of the shining gem of … Continue reading A Student Guide to the City of York

5 reasons to choose York

It can feel overwhelming when it comes to weighing up the pros and cons of the many different universities you may be looking at applying to this year. So, let’s make your job easier by sharing with you five reasons why York could be the university for you. 1. THE CAMPUS York is a campus … Continue reading 5 reasons to choose York

The Student Guide to York

So, you’re thinking of studying in York! You’ve made a good choice – York’s been named the best place to live in Britain, and once you arrive it’s easy to see why. There’s so much to explore, it can be hard to know where to start – so here’s your student guide to the city! … Continue reading The Student Guide to York

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

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