Support available at York

Perhaps it’s not the first thing you think about when choosing universities, but it’s important to explore what support options are available, if or when you need them. As someone who has been in contact with a few of the different support services here at York, I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of … Continue reading Support available at York

Rowing at the University of York

My name is Rosie and I am a third year sociology student. In my first year, I picked up rowing as a novice and haven’t regretted it since! Prior to uni, I wasn’t very sporty. I only wandered around the sports section of Freshers’ Fair purely because my flatmate wanted to, I hadn’t intended to … Continue reading Rowing at the University of York

Returning to studying: financing a Masters

I decided I was going to undertake a Masters course fulltime which meant leaving a job I really loved and a reliant income that I’d become attached to. Although I’d only been working for three years, returning to studying felt like a big change. I was nervous about how I would cope financially. I’m now … Continue reading Returning to studying: financing a Masters

​3 things to look forward to about Nursing at York

I’m Felix, a second year student studying Nursing (Mental Health) BSc at The University of York. I hope you enjoyed my last video about a day in my life! The Department of Health Sciences is a great place and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time here so far. To help you get excited about York, I’ve made a video … Continue reading ​3 things to look forward to about Nursing at York

3 things to look forward to about Film & Television Production at York

I’m Jonny and I’m in my first year at York studying Film & Television Production. Hopefully, you’ve seen my ‘week in the life’ video. If not, I recommend you watch it to give you an impression of what life is like at York. There are lots of things to look forward to about studying in … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Film & Television Production at York

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 more than two years at the University of York, these are the reasons why I think deciding to … Continue reading Discovering Economics at the University of York

Reasons to be Cheerful: Environment and Geography

Trips To be honest, at the start of this course the idea of frequent field trips was daunting to me. I hadn’t done a geography GCSE or A-level, so I had little experience of trekking up hills in the pouring rain. I didn’t believe I had the desire (or the stamina) to do so. But … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful: Environment and Geography

3 things to look forward to about Sociology at York

Sociology at York is ranked number 1 for research in the UK. The department are very proud of this fact and it will feel like a mantra by the end of your degree, but they should be proud! Our department has so many strengths that make it such a great place to study. Here are … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Sociology at York

3 things to get excited about Politics at York

Hi! I’m Clemmie and I’m a second year studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics, but I spend most of my time in the Politics Department. So you’ve got your offer (congrats) and now you’re wondering what university is actually going to be like and what your department has in store. Well, here are a few things … Continue reading 3 things to get excited about Politics at York

Three things to look forward to as a natural scientist

Variety (is the spice of life) If you’re considering applying for a natural sciences degree, then chances are you haven’t completely decided where your future lies. Not everyone has their life planned out after their studies are over. A lot of people can’t decide, after finishing school, which single subject they want to study – … Continue reading Three things to look forward to as a natural scientist