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

Why I chose to study Law at York

Hi all, this is my first blog post, and I wanted to share with you all why I chose to study Law at York and begin my overseas study journey here. Background First of all, a bit about my background – I’m from Shandong Province, China, and I’m now in the third/final year of my … Continue reading Why I chose to study Law at York

Why I chose York (from the perspective of an international English Literature student)

Hi there! I’m Mi Chelle, a second year student from Malaysia studying English and Related Literature. Applying to university can be a stressful process. Even after you’ve received offers from the universities you applied to, you still have the daunting task of choosing one to go to and kickstart your university life. York is an … Continue reading Why I chose York (from the perspective of an international English Literature student)

Why I Chose York

The College System Before starting at uni I was worried about living away from home in university halls and having to live more independently. The college system really helped me to settle in and form friendships straight away during Freshers’ Week. This sense of college community and support was one of the reasons why I … Continue reading Why I Chose York

Why I Chose York

York is such a wonderful place to be. I love both the city and the university campus for so many reasons. Both have such a warmth about them, and so in today’s post, I wanted to let you know a few of the reasons I decided to attend the University of York (and also give … Continue reading Why I Chose York

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

York: the Sober Student’s Guide

So you’ve just arrived in York – congratulations, you are currently in one of the most beautiful (and ancient) cities of the North. With so much to see and do here, it can be hard to get your head around where to begin, which is why I have devised an (extremely amateur) photographic student guide … Continue reading York: the Sober Student’s Guide