York’s campus has loads of places to eat, all with different vibes. A lot of them run a ‘Not for Profit Just for Students’ ethos, which means all the profit goes straight back into our campus. Here are some of my favourite places: Courtyard Courtyard in Derwent College is my favourite bar on campus. It’s … Continue reading My Favourite Places to Eat on Campus
Hi there! I’m Amy, I started a BA in Archaeology and Heritage in October and I’m loving it! The staff are so enthusiastic and happy to help, and my course-mates are lovely. There really is something for everyone on this course from the depths of the paleolithic right up to today: if you’re interested in … Continue reading A day in the life of an Archaeology student
The likely temptation If you’re a food lover like me, you’ll find the countless takeaway offers and free Domino’s at Freshers’ Fair hard to resist. It’s far too easy to slip into the routine of regularly group-ordering food while socialising with your new flatmates and bonding over your favourite pizza toppings. For many new students, … Continue reading Staying Healthy at Uni – it’s possible
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
York is home to an abundance of cafes and tea rooms, all with a unique style and character. Whatever you’re looking for, whether it’s a cosy afternoon with friends or a place to do some studying, there are loads of great places to go. Cafes in York are mostly really reasonably priced and there are … Continue reading Top 10 cafes in York
I love cooking. Picking ingredients, trying out new recipes, sharing my dishes with other people… it’s one of my favourite things to do and it is possible on a tight student budget! I am a big advocate of learning how to cook at uni. Not only is it a valuable life skill, it’s also more … Continue reading 6 tips for cooking on a student budget
You’re caught out in the wilderness. A completely new environment, with no-one to do your laundry. Your life flashes before your eyes and you suddenly appreciate all the little things, those people you called ‘parents’ who woke you up in the morning, your dear pets and most importantly, free food. You’re confused – Where did … Continue reading The Survival Guide to University Life
Week one of Spring term is always crazy – it’s exam week, Christmas and New Year have only just gone by and moving back up to York after the break leaves everyone a little flustered! After exams, I spent a bit of time doing some retail therapy in Leeds. With Leeds only being 25 minutes away … Continue reading Where to eat Vegan/Vegetarian in York!