City life – a student’s guide

Despite its perceived reputation as being a quiet city, York is actually full of life. It is a vibrant city that has lots to offer, particularly for students. With so many hidden gems scattered around the city centre, it’s hard to know where to start! So welcome to your student guide to York, here to … Continue reading City life – a student’s guide

Christmas in York

I absolutely love Christmas. It’s my favourite time of year. Everyone seems happy, and the streets are filled with a joyful hustle and bustle. Decorations are hung from everything that will hold them. And jingle bells music fills the air. I particularly love Christmas in York. I always anticipate autumn and winter because people are … Continue reading Christmas in 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

My York Favourites

Moving to a new city can be daunting. What’s the city like? What is there to do in your spare time? Where do you start? To try and answer these questions, I’m going to run through my favourite things to do whilst studying in the city of York. Restaurants Whether you’re going out with your … Continue reading My York Favourites

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