Your accommodation at York is a big part of your Freshers’ experience as it’s where you’ll be living for your first year as an undergraduate. Therefore, it is crucial that you make the most of your time there and take advantage of all that is on offer. Freshers’ Accommodation at York Different people will have … Continue reading Accommodation and the College System at York
When I first arrived in Langwith College, I felt like I made the right choice. Now, I know that I definitely have. Langwith College, located on Campus East, is one of the bigger colleges in the University of York. It welcomes 500+ new students each year, and I am happy I was one of them … Continue reading Langwith College – My New Home
Congratulations on getting an offer to York. Getting an offer is an amazing achievement and you should feel very proud of yourself! My name is Maisie, I am a first-year student studying Psychology in Education and a member of Vanbrugh College. In this blog post, I will be discussing the importance of post-offer visit days, … Continue reading You’ve received an offer- what next?
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)
The University of York is one of only a handful of UK universities that have a collegiate system – and we take it pretty seriously! Although every college at York has its own unique qualities, each has its own student-elected and led associations. Each student association is in charge of organising and running events, representing … Continue reading A year in the life of a college student association member
University of York’s colleges are the jewels in its crown. From the courts of James, the leafy village-feel of Halifax, the resident cat of Alcuin, to the sleek heights of Constantine, each college is a unique puzzle piece essential to university life. They’re so much more than just accommodation blocks. They make you feel at … Continue reading How the colleges made me feel at home in York
Waking up on A level results day to the update on UCAS that I was in Clearing wasn’t the ideal situation I had been hoping for, to say the least. However, I can honestly say that it was the best thing that could have happened as York was absolutely the university for me! Being in … Continue reading Why I Chose York – My experience through Clearing
As a Fresher, I turned up on my first day at university not knowing what a college was, or what college life was about. Like many people, I assumed that they were just halls of residence. I really wish that I had taken the time to understand what they actually meant, as the collegiate system … Continue reading College life at York
Going to university can be quite daunting. At York there are over 20,000 students. That’s almost certainly a lot more than the number of students at your sixth form or college! Within the university there are eight different undergraduate colleges. Each student is assigned a college when they start at York. It isn’t quite determined … Continue reading So – what does it mean to be in a college?
Deciding which uni to pick can be a daunting decision, but it is also a very personal one. University is somewhere you will (hopefully!) be spending at least three years of your life. It has to be completely right for you! Open days are the obvious way to get a feel for a university, so … Continue reading A home away from home: choosing York