Read tips and advice from our international students on the best ways to make friends at university in York.
Hi! I’m Clemmie and I’m a second year studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics, but I spend most of my time in the Politics Department. So you’ve got your offer (congrats) and now you’re wondering what university is actually going to be like and what your department has in store. Well, here are a few things … Continue reading 3 things to get excited about Politics at York
Hey! I’m Helen and I’m in my second year of studying Music at York, and I am a first study pianist, second study violist. I chose York for the freedom it gives you to take your studies in directions you’re most passionate about, and I haven’t been disappointed. I’m learning new things, hearing new music, and meeting new people everyday.
The staff I think the most important thing about any department is the staff. The staff within the Department of Education at York are second to none! They are all experienced in their field of study and have had very successful careers within the Education sector before lecturing at the university. This means the lectures … Continue reading 3 Things to Look Forward to about Education at York
Like-minded people Chances are that you’re very interested in all three of these subjects – politics, economics and philosophy (even if, like me, you have limited exposure to one of the subjects). Chances are you will have been wanting to talk to others about it, and the chances are that most people you will talk … Continue reading Three things to look forward to about PEP at York
The department Now the first thing I’m going to say about the Department of Language and Linguistic Science is: don’t be put off by the fact that it’s a big grey block which was designed in the 60s… Looks aren’t everything after all… The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is exactly what you expect … Continue reading 4 things to look forward to about the Languages at York
So, you’ve received your offer to study History at York. Excited? Nervous? Three years ago I was in your shoes and couldn’t wait to move and start my degree. This said, I was definitely nervous about some things, and had questions about aspects of the history department like: ‘what modules will I be studying?’; or, … Continue reading 6 things to look forward to about History at York
Hi everyone. I’ve been down under now for nearly seven months. Though currently, I’m travelling around New Zealand with my brother and cousin who came over for a holiday (and maybe to see me). In this blog, I’m going to be talking about some of the skills I’ve learnt and plans I’ve been making due … Continue reading My year down under – future plans
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
9am – morning lecture I’ll try and be as honest as I can here. As a natural scientist student, you’ll get used to early mornings!! Studying multiple subjects means that your timetable is always pretty busy, so lie-ins are few and far between. A 9am lecture over in chemistry starts the day. We share all … Continue reading Day in the life of a Natural Scientist