Hey everyone!! To start this post I’ll tell you about a revelation. Some may call it an epiphany, while some may not. I AM HALFWAY THROUGH MY DEGREE!!! That, my friends, is a scary fact! When I think that some of my closest friends and I didn’t even know each other less than 2 years … Continue reading It’s the small things
Choosing your accommodation for first year can be quite stressful. Like me, you may not have a great memory and struggle to remember which accommodation you visited on the Open Days or on the post-offer day and so you’re not too sure where to start. So here is a list that helped me pick my … Continue reading **5 tips on how to pick the best accommodation for you
We all know that the reason we come to university is our degree. We want to study something we like and at the end of our time at uni we want to graduate with a first class honours and find an amazing job. This is the end goal… But, once you start uni you will … Continue reading University is about more than your degree…
One of the unique aspects of the University of York is the collegiate system, yet for many applicants it is something that you know little about prior to actually arriving at your college on the first day of term. So to give you an insight into what colleges are and what they offer you, I’ve … Continue reading College Life: In Conversation with the Goodricke Committee
2016 has been a big year for politics and elections, it seems! Never have I felt as much anxiety as I did sitting in front of the television on the 8th November, waiting for the results of the 2016 US Election to roll in. It’s been a long 18 months of ups and downs, playground tactics, … Continue reading It Takes a College
A Uni with colleges or a Uni without colleges? Does it make a difference? What are the purpose of colleges? Will it help me make friends? Am I going to care after first year? These are all questions that were whizzing round my head when I was applying for Universities. In the whirlwind that is … Continue reading Your College and You
Although Fresher’s week can be one of the highlights of your first year at university, it can also be a pretty daunting prospect! Here are a few pearls of wisdom on how to survive and make the most of freshers’.. Be Prepared Whether it’s stocking up on fancy dress, piling up the hangover food or … Continue reading Freshers Week Survival Guide
OK, so I hope I’ve shown you why I love the Language and Linguistics Department at York but don’t just take my word for it. We’re ranked 2nd in the UK for world-leading linguistics research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, and we’re a UK Top 20 and World Top 100 department. By now you probably have all of your … Continue reading Living in York!
York is one of only a handful of universities in the UK with a collegiate system, so when you come to study here you will be a part of one of the nine colleges. Six of which are on Campus West whilst three are over on Campus East. When I first discovered that there was a collegiate … Continue reading What’s the York college system actually about?
So, you’ve got your offers from various universities and now comes the task of choosing which one you will be spending the next three or four (or more) years of your life at. It’s a big decision, a life changing one in fact. But that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult. Just make sure … Continue reading How do I choose which University?