Is studying at a UK university worth it? Reflecting on my experience

In September 2018, I set foot in the UK for the first time to start my undergraduate studies at York. Flash forward to 2022 and I am currently pursuing a taught Masters; making this the fourth year I’ve been in York and the UK. Looking back, I’ve been wondering whether studying at a UK university is … Continue reading Is studying at a UK university worth it? Reflecting on my experience

Choosing to study in the UK: The thrills and the trials

Choosing to study in the UK, while already intimidating, becomes more intense when you have to decide where to study. Choosing a UK university for me was, however, a pretty easy decision. UK universities – what’s the appeal? For starters, UK universities are globally upheld and recognised. Known for their vast range of courses, they … Continue reading Choosing to study in the UK: The thrills and the trials

Are UK universities worth it?

Is choosing a UK university worth it? Two years ago, I asked myself this question repeatedly. Would I regret my decision? I can confidently say I don’t. Here’s what you need to consider and why I think UK universities are worth it. Making the choice As an international student, you need to consider a multitude … Continue reading Are UK universities worth it?

A guide to York’s Open Day

Whether you are already set on a University or still unsure about where to go, attending an Open Day will offer a new perspective on life as a student. Visiting York helped me to finalise my decision because the lively atmosphere on campus and positive staff and students showed me a side to York beyond … Continue reading A guide to York’s Open Day

Choosing a University: The How To Guide

Hi there! My name’s Sophie and I’m a final year Literature undergraduate here at York. Choosing a university can be an overwhelming experience, so I’ve written student-friendly guide to help you make your decision. I hope you’ll check it out!