Top 10 bars in York

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

Chemistry at York: how colleges make you feel at home

Chemistry is a big department with over 620 undergraduate students. When I first started at York this was really daunting – it seemed like a completely different environment going from Chemistry lessons at school with around 30 students to lectures at university with around 180. However, the department takes lots of steps to make this … Continue reading Chemistry at York: how colleges make you feel at home

Top 10 restaurants 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

I’ve never been happier with the subject I’ve been studying – here’s why!

Just as Biosciences are at the heart of the study of life, the Department of Biology at York is at the heart of the study of any student who is a part of it. From sitting in lectures, to working in labs, to getting involved in the societies, it can be surely said (with only … Continue reading I’ve never been happier with the subject I’ve been studying – here’s why!

The Department of Sociology

Hi everyone, When I received my letter saying I had got my place at York, the realisation of moving away from home hit me like a truck and I suddenly became very nervous about this new stage of my life. However, the one part of the University which helped the transition was the Sociology department. … Continue reading The Department of Sociology

Top 10 cafes 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