A taster of food in York

Whenever I go into York’s city centre, I always pick a place to eat before I leave campus. Why? Because York is a foodie’s paradise, and it’s so easy to get overwhelmed by all the amazing options. From cheap eats to great bakeries to upscale restaurants, there’s food in York for every occasion. The good … Continue reading A taster of food in York

Non-alcoholic activities to do in and around York

When you hear the words “university student” one of your first associations will be ‘binge drinking’. Both movies and television have long portrayed uni students to be chaotic, young adults ‘obsessed’ with their newfound freedom to go….WILD. What pop culture fails to take into consideration is that not everyone drinks. But if that’s the case, … Continue reading Non-alcoholic activities to do in and around York

Life in the City of York

The City of York is renowned for its historic feel and tourist sights, from the Shambles Market to Clifford’s Tower, but also has an amazing student life! I hope to give you just a glimpse at what York has to offer on both sides of the coin, sharing my experiences from two years of living … Continue reading Life in the City of York

How I made the most of university life under covid restrictions

Autumn term of my second year at York (October 2020) was very different. We were out of complete lockdown and starting to navigate the tier system. Luckily, York was in tier two and we found plenty to do, from restaurants to mini-golf to coffee shops. Although York is smaller than other nearby University cities like … Continue reading How I made the most of university life under covid restrictions