In this blog I will be discussing my experiences as a black and LGBTQ+ student at the University of York. Coming to University can be scary, and for me, the scariest part was trying to find my place. In my high school and sixth form I was one of the only black students in the … Continue reading My experiences of being Black and LGBTQ+ at York
Hi, my name is Zoe and I am a third-year Sociology with Criminology student. I love York because it is such a welcoming place that has felt like a home away from home. I have made some amazing friends whilst being part of Langwith College and societies like Sociology Society and African Caribbean Society. Arriving … Continue reading Joining Societies at York
Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a second year Interactive Media student. I am also the first person in my family to go to University. When I was in sixth form, I didn’t know what I was actually good at, what I wanted to study or what I wanted to do in the … Continue reading From Lost to Found – finding my confidence at York
My time at university can be best described as a whirlwind. I decided to get myself involved as much as possible in the African Caribbean community from the moment I stepped into university. My experience has definitely been unique! I therefore hope this blog will be helpful for incoming students from an African Caribbean background. … Continue reading Why join the African Caribbean society?