Living it large and studying Film and TV Production at York

I’ve had a really enriching time so far at York. Arriving, I wasn’t particularly nervous but there was a clear variety of avenues that I could pursue and communities I could join to feel supported. My college, Constantine held a number of events weekly (including a free dessert night!!) and it was also through my … Continue reading Living it large and studying Film and TV Production at York

Psychology at York – The Best Decision I Ever Made

Why Psychology? I had always been fascinated by the human mind and, for as long as I can remember, I’ve been asking questions about why we do what we do, say and think. When it came to choosing York, it only took a matter of hours to realize this is where I truly wanted to … Continue reading Psychology at York – The Best Decision I Ever Made

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

My Relationship With Computer Science at York So Far

The start! Being part of the Department of Computer Science at York, right from day one, has been nothing but rewarding for me. As soon as I arrived at the University I was given access to the 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week study space, relaxation spaces and the labs, which I have used extensively since coming to York! … Continue reading My Relationship With Computer Science at York So Far

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Nursing at York

Hi! My name is Megan, I am in my second year of the Children’s Nursing degree at the University of York. I am lucky enough to be able to say I love my course, the University itself, and living in York. Hopefully reading this blog will help you to think the same! Here are ten … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Should Study Nursing at 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!

Discovering Economics at the University of York

Deciding where to go for university can be a daunting experience. Whether as a British student or as an international one like myself, it’s hard to figure out what the best choice for you is. After spending almost two years at the University of York, these are the reasons why I think deciding to study … Continue reading Discovering Economics at the University of York

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