In the search for the perfect uni, you’ve probably already scoured the internet for league tables and university rankings. But it’s important to remember that a university’s ‘good’ placement on a league table doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s a good fit for you. The university experience is about more than just numbers and figures. It’s … Continue reading 3 Non-Academic Things to Consider When Choosing a Uni
My name is Owen and I am a second year History and Politics student here at the University of York. In this short blog, I will talk about contextual offers and York. I’ll explain what they are, give my experience with having one and explain how it impacted me at York. I’ll be honest, York … Continue reading The Brilliance of Contextual Offers
I consider sixth form/college to be an interesting time. While you can finally relish the independence that comes with reaching the top of the (secondary) educational food chain, you’re ultimately faced with the decision as to what comes next. Read on for some tips on how to make the most of your time at sixth … Continue reading Making the most of your final year at sixth form/college
Hi, I’m Elizabeth and I am currently in my third year studying English and Related Literature. I am also currently the Muse (magazine) Editor for Nouse which is the oldest paper on campus. In this blog I will talk about receiving a contextual offer as well as giving some advice and top tips for your … Continue reading From your contextual offer to York (tips for next year)
Choosing a university can seem like an incredibly daunting task. It’s where you’ll be spending the next few years of your life. And even after you’ve got your offers you still have to make the all-important decision to choose one of them.
About Me Hello! I am Daniel and I am a third year student currently studying Physics with Theoretical Physics at the University of York. I was the first in my family to attend university and I’m from an area where not too many others were looking to do a degree. When I was looking into … Continue reading Choosing York for Stem Subjects
Campus West and Campus East The reason why I became interested in the University of York is because it has two impressive campuses. Both Campus West and East offer alternative living experiences: Campus West is lively and bustling, whilst Campus East is idyllic and contemporary. No matter which option you choose, the other is merely … Continue reading The reasons why I chose York
‘A contextual offer is usually up to 2 grades below the standard entry requirement. They are to reduce pressure on individuals who may have experienced socioeconomic disadvantages in their life or schooling. These talented individuals show the potential to succeed at university, so their potential barriers are taken into account. This helps to promote fairer … Continue reading What my contextual offer meant for me
BSc (Hons) Biology student Faye explains why she chose the University of York. More why I chose York student stories.
Choosing a university So – you’ve decided to study abroad – great decision! It’s now time to start preparing yourself for settling into a UK university. Great preparations make for a smoother sailing experience. To prepare yourself for studying in the UK, first and foremost, start a thorough search for the best universities in the … Continue reading Tips for settling into a UK university