SwiftSoc (Taylor Swift Society)

One of the best things about university is being able to spend time with people who have the same interests as you. I have been a huge fan of Taylor Swift for years. However, it wasn’t until I started at York that I was able to share my enthusiasm about her with like-minded people. This … Continue reading SwiftSoc (Taylor Swift Society)

Hot off the press: our Print Society

At the University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) societies meeting I found myself sitting next to a lovely member of HackSoc, the university’s Computer Science society. He asked what society I am involved in and when I brightly replied, “Print Soc,” he immediately looked confused.  “So that’s printers?” “Printing presses. Think the big old machines … Continue reading Hot off the press: our Print Society

How to make the most of university!

Leaving home for most people means moving away from family and friends. There are many doubts that go through prospective students’ minds no matter what age, area or financial background you’re from. You are not alone when thinking about these fears and I am going to give you some advice to help put your doubts … Continue reading How to make the most of university!

Spotlight: Korean Cultural Society

When I first started uni I never thought I would join the committee for the University of York Korean Cultural Society (UYKCS). I couldn’t speak a word of Korean and had never visited the country. Yet here I am: Social Secretary of the Korean Society! Here’s how it happened: I have loved K-pop (Korean pop … Continue reading Spotlight: Korean Cultural Society

Spotlight: Coffee Society

Ever since I renounced coffee chains for their arguably exorbitant prices, I’ve been looking for ways to enjoy good coffee at a reasonable cost. This has led me down a path of discovery far beyond what I thought I’d learn. Perhaps even beyond what I thought there was to learn. Cutting the cost of coffee … Continue reading Spotlight: Coffee Society