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
Hi, I’m Lily, a 2nd Year Chemistry student. Now, I may not be staying in York over the holidays myself but I live with a few international students who are. So, I’m here to share their experiences of staying in the city over the Christmas holidays! What is campus like over the holidays? In general, … Continue reading Staying in York over the Christmas holidays
We all know that university is a great opportunity to go out and learn to fend for yourself, but once the term is over, for most of us it’s time to go back home and remember how to live with your family again. I myself have gone through this process four times now, so I … Continue reading 5 steps to spending holidays at home without going mad
Hi everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the Christmas break so far. I feel such excitement for Christmas – I will be spending time with my family and friends, although I still have work to do with my assignments due in January. I have been described as someone who is prone to working ‘too … Continue reading Chill out it’s Christmas!
Christmas is always the best time of the year to relax and unwind with family and friends. However when you are a student Christmas is still a time you feel you should be studying and continuing with your work. This Christmas has been a great one, with lots of fun activities happening throughout the festive … Continue reading Christmas as a Criminology Student
I am still madly in love with Christmas. I get excited about the lights being put up from probably about August. Unfortunately, at Christmas, this year, like all my years at school and like many on other courses, I had exams looming over me. However, I still made time to spend with my family, friends and … Continue reading Chocolates, Chemistry and Christmas
Having had them very much present for the previous month, it was quite strange leaving friends from uni for the first time. This made it particularly nice to see them all again after a month off for Christmas, skiing and about a million dinner party gatherings to catch up with friends from home! It’s just … Continue reading Between My Two Homes
Love it or hate it, the festive season has arrived! The little log cabins are going up for the christmas market, there are sparkly shop windows everywhere and disco balls have appeared down the shambles. Personally, I’m a lover of Christmas, so when a house mate suggested that we do ‘November is the new December’ … Continue reading November is the new December