Hello everyone and welcome to my first blog post! My name is Roberta and I am a second year Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance student at the University of York. I can’t wait to share with you a bit of student life “wisdom” (joking…wise, me?!). Aaaanyway, to start off I’ve decided to talk about moving … Continue reading A short guide of how to survive your first month at the University of York
In the past few weeks I’ve been involved in an Open Day and an online chat room event with prospective students. One of the questions I’ve been asked most frequently during those events has been about colleges and what being part of a college means so I thought it would make a good subject … Continue reading Colleges at York
Hello once again! As a third year student, I have just finished my last ever lectures and seminars of university. From now until the end of the year it’s just essays and my dissertation to go! The end is in sight and every day I’m wishing I could go back to first year and relive … Continue reading “When I Grow Up, I Want To Be…”
Socialising – easier for some than others. Club lover, pub person, cocktail chick or curl up on the sofa with a film kinda peep, whatever your thing is, it’s fine!! I’ve never been a massive clubbing person I mean don’t get me wrong, I love a good dance on occasion (especially when there’s super cheesy … Continue reading Freshers, socials, cocktails and York
Around two years ago last month I sent off my own UCAS application, and like you, ‘enjoyed’ the tense wait for offers. Having travelled around the country to find where was best for me, I settled on York. Then I spent time worrying whether I had made the right choice. After all, there are plenty … Continue reading Settling in at university
Let’s fast forward a year… you will have just completed your first term at the University of York, about to start your second term and ready to sit those all important exams! So what will you have just experienced? Freshers’ Week Freshers’ Week kick-starts the uni experience. A week packed full of socials, nights out, … Continue reading Your first term at York: What to expect
Don’t worry, this won’t be boring – the life of a History of Art student at University of York is nothing of the sort! First week: the panic begins The first week of term is a big bundle of mixed emotions, it’s the happiest and scariest week (with the last week of term a close second). For … Continue reading How to survive your first term as a History of Art student in York!