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
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 PPE 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’re interested in studying 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, ‘who do … Continue reading 6 things to look forward to about History at York