Some of our students explain what Freshers’ Week is really like at university in the UK, from the perspective of an international student. Mi Chelle, 1st Year English student, Malaysia An event for everyone: Colleges will put on events for freshers, from club nights to quizzes to movie nights. You’ll be meeting a lot of … Continue reading Freshers’ Week: an international student’s perspective
The infamous Freshers’ Week. But what actually happens and what can you expect? Some of our current students share their experiences of Freshers’ Week.
Hi, I’m Charlotte and I’m studying English and History. Here are my top tips for preparing for uni and what to bring with you. I would prepare for uni by finding out as much as possible in advance. Investigate the modules you’re interested in, see what there is to do in the city and check … Continue reading Preparing for uni and what to bring with you
Starting university is an exciting adventure but it can also be quite daunting. So we’ve asked some of our current students to share their advice and top tips for preparing for uni.
Read tips and advice from our international students on the best ways to make friends at university in York.
York is one of the best places to study Archaeology. There’s so much history right on your doorstep and the course itself is nuanced and fun. However, you’ve probably heard all of this before so instead of repeating myself (even though it really is great!) I caught up with three first year Archaeology students in … Continue reading 3 Things to Look Forward to as an Archaeology Student
So you’ve chosen a joint honours course and you might be sat there thinking “oh no, what have I gotten myself into?”. Well banish those second thoughts and feast your eyes on this! As a third-year joint honours student, a veteran of English and History I’ll have you know, I’m here to tell you about … Continue reading 3 Things to Look forward to as a Joint Honours Student
As we all know, York is a beautiful place. What you might not know, though, is that the University of York is even more gorgeous, especially the Computer Science department. As someone who is waiting to come over here and join the fun, there are many things you can look forward to about studying Computer … Continue reading 3 things to look forward to about Computer Science
Hello, I’m Lottie and I study biology at York. There are many reasons why I’m pleased that I chose to study at York. Since arriving, lecturers and the course content have helped me enjoy biology and question the world around us. At York, there is a diverse amount of research within different areas of biology, … Continue reading Studying biology at York : what to look forward to
It’s a little hard to write about a normal day in the life at the moment because I’m on my Summer holiday from Sydney University, travelling around Australia and New Zealand. I’m currently staying and working on a vineyard in Western Australia. But here’s a typical day for me when I’m at uni: Academic life … Continue reading Studying in Australia: a Day in my Life