While typically the purpose of Erasmus is to discover and experience a culture different from yours, in my case it has been even more than that. Obviously there is a majority of British students on my course and I’ve also met others outside of it, but having other Erasmus students as flatmates has given me the … Continue reading Having Erasmus Flatmates
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
One part of university that people often overlook is food. Obviously for catered accommodation, it’s less of an issue (I myself always opt for self-catered, as fussy as I am). But for those who have decided to venture into the world of cooking it can be quite a shock suddenly having to make your own … Continue reading These aren’t the microwave meals you are looking for
Hey Reader! I’m Sophie-Jayne, a second year Electronic Engineering student who in her spare times loves to sing along to musicals and drink a lot of tea. Tea is a very important part of my life 🙂 . For my first blog post I thought I’d start with 10 things about me, and maybe we … Continue reading First Things First
Hi everyone! I am Janice studying Psychology in University of York. This is my final year here, and I want to share my experience and best memories with you, so that you could quickly adapt to this lovely city 🙂 I would like to recommend you a few non-English restaurants, which are also my favourite … Continue reading 5 Recommended Restaurants in York
So I’ve come home for a while over the Easter break. I’ve spent quality time with my family, caught up with friends and eaten loads of home cooked food and far too much chocolate!! But, having been back for a few weeks now, I’m really missing York and uni life! It’s got me thinking about … Continue reading Top reasons to love York
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!
I’m sat in the library writing this after a very fulfilling and busy second half of term. Work has been going well and everything that was due at the end of this term has been submitted and I’m now looking forward to writing my report for my mini-project. I thought I deserved a holiday to reward my … Continue reading Is it really the end of term?
The last month has been a nice one. I had my birthday recently which was very pleasant as, after eight hours of lectures, my flatmates got me cake, some crazy trousers and then took me out for some drinks before a meal at Jamie’s Italian! It was a tasty day and after going to some … Continue reading My recent trips and outings in York (and lots of food)
Apps can change your life at uni, freeing time and actually reminding you to do things (which seems to be my problem). I’m writing this as an Apple user, but I’m pretty sure most of these apps are available on Android and Windows. I’m going to rate them on the impact they have on my … Continue reading Best Apps for University of York (as rated by me)