Why I chose York

Hi, I’m Katherine, a 2nd-Year Psychology student, and I’m part of Vanbrugh College. I am from Newcastle so, although not a massive distance from York by train, moving away from home still felt like a challenge! Picking the right university and city to move to is a big decision, but hopefully I can give you … Continue reading Why I chose York

Why York?

The two main reasons I chose the University of York are the academic reputation and the college system. As a member of the Russell Group, the University has a great reputation for academia and I thought it was a place where I could push myself academically. However, the reason I chose York over other Russell … Continue reading Why York?

Three things to look forward to about Natural Sciences at York

Hello! I’m Sifa, a 3rd-Year Natural Sciences student (Physics Specialisation). With the summer term approaching and thus module selections not too far away, I’m starting to think about the year to come. Here are the things I’m looking forward to about being back in York – and what you have to look forward to next … Continue reading Three things to look forward to about Natural Sciences at York

Five hidden gems in York

The city of York is one of the most culturally and historically vibrant cities in the UK that I have ever visited. The city’s cobbled streets are full of cultural remnants from every era. It is famously home to the York Minster (possibly the landmark of the city) and The Shambles, the magically picturesque street … Continue reading Five hidden gems in York

Hidden Gems in York

Welcome to the city of York! What are your plans for the day? Visiting the York Minster, the City Walls and The Shambles is definitely a must; but check out these charming spots around town that may be not on your guide book. These are some hidden gems in York. The Imaginarium This is my … Continue reading Hidden Gems in York

York’s hidden gems: from indie bookshops to cinnamon-coated doughnuts

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