What is it? The Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) is a week of workshops, policy development group exercises, institutional and cultural visits and an opportunity to hear world leading experts debate on a variety of contemporary global and political topics. After receiving an email from the Centre for Global Programmes at York advertising the opportunity, and … Continue reading Beyond Study Abroad – 2017 Young Diplomats Forum, Riga, Latvia
Hi everyone! After having discussed many aspects of academic and general everyday life in York in my previous blog posts I have decided to focus on something slightly more specific today: what it is like to be an International Student at the University of York. York has a very big international community and you will find … Continue reading Being an International Student in York
Hi everyone! 😀 As I mentioned in my first blog post I am a second year Theatre student. To be precise my course is called Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance. I thought that it’d be interesting, for those of you who have applied to this course, to see a typical day of someone who studies … Continue reading One day in the life of a Theatre student
Christmas is approaching fast, many UCAS applications will now be complete and some will be receiving offers to their chosen five. Luckily, much of the hard work in choosing where to go is done. I remember being absolutely overwhelmed by the choice available to me – there I was with a subject I wanted to … Continue reading Why York?
So when I was deciding which university was for me I turned to a tried and tested method – a pro-con list for each university. These lists were extensive and I recently found them while having a bit of a clear out. So here in the hopes that if you are having trouble deciding, this may … Continue reading Decisions, decisions – why I chose York
As the winter chill hits England hard, I want to cast all your minds to the warmth of the summer months, and how you can spend these few months of your summer doing something really rewarding! The University of York offers some really amazing volunteering opportunities that anyone can take part in! This gives you … Continue reading Volunteering in Africa
When I began my social work degree, I don’t think I really expected the epic journey of personal growth and development that lay ahead. Social work appealed to me as I am passionate about working with people facing adversity and in need of professional support. At 37 years old, having worked full-time since the age of … Continue reading I’m so glad I took the plunge!….
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
Going to a general open day or a post offer visit day at the York Language and Linguistic department is the best way to see what this university has to offer; as it gives you a chance to get a feel for the course, the city and general life in the step up to higher … Continue reading How to make the most of your visit day at the University of York.
Hey everyone! Well, that’s another term at York done for me here. It’s certainly been busy and hectic, but incredibly rewarding. How have things been going for you? In this blog, since I’ve been doing a lot more Student Ambassador work in the Department, I thought it might be nice to theme it more broadly … Continue reading How and why I chose York!