The city of York is vibrant and bursting with culture and heritage. Ever since arriving in York, I’ve found many lovely places, from quaint bookshops to cute hidden cafes. These are places I now dearly miss whilst we’re in lockdown. Here are some of York’s hidden gems! Museum Gardens This isn’t really one of York’s … Continue reading York’s hidden gems: from indie bookshops to cinnamon-coated doughnuts
Despite its perceived reputation as being a quiet city, York is actually full of life. It is a vibrant city that has lots to offer, particularly for students. With so many hidden gems scattered around the city centre, it’s hard to know where to start! So welcome to your student guide to York, here to … Continue reading City life – a student’s guide
If there’s anything that stands out to me about York in comparison to other cities, it’s the abundance of independent, quirky places to shop, eat and drink. It’s very easy to stick with what you know sometimes and just visit the usual chains that you’re familiar with. But you’d be missing out if you didn’t … Continue reading Hidden Gems in the City of York
In March 2018 York was named the UK’s best place to live by The Sunday Times and, having lived here myself for a little under two years now, I can’t say I’m surprised! But what makes York such a great place to live and study as a PhD student? For me, York is a perfect … Continue reading Living and learning in York as a Postgraduate Research Student
York never falls short on offering some of the most stylish, fun and bustling bars. Ideal for a starter to a night out or a full evening, many bars have great student deals like 2-4-1 and discounted drinks. Many offer function rooms available for hire and some offer food as well! Whether you’re looking for … Continue reading Top 10 bars in York
The variety of restaurants in York is second to none! From chain mainstream restaurants to quirky independent businesses, there is something to everyone’s taste – literally! Prices really vary depending on the sort of experience you’re craving but generally, York restaurants tend to be really reasonable with student discount being offered in some places. The … Continue reading Top 10 restaurants in York
York is home to an abundance of cafes and tea rooms, all with a unique style and character. Whatever you’re looking for, whether it’s a cosy afternoon with friends or a place to do some studying, there are loads of great places to go. Cafes in York are mostly really reasonably priced and there are … Continue reading Top 10 cafes in York
Hello! Welcome to my third blog for the Student Voices blog collection! So far I’ve talked about how I got to York, and about what it’s like to study here in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television. Now, in this blog, I thought it’d be a good idea to talk about what York is … Continue reading The City of York!