Second year student Libby tells us about her experience of the activities and events at Anne Lister College at the University of 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
Zuzanna, first year Biomedical Sciences student, tells us about her exciting experience of Freshers’ week in Halifax College.
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)
Societies are one of the best bits about going to a university. They let you meet loads of new people while trying new things or continuing something you already love. At school, you might have had a limited number of clubs related to sport, music or reading. University expands your options a lot. At York, … Continue reading Joining societies at York
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?
It has been over two years since I moved to the UK to study, and they have been two of the most incredible, dramatic and ridiculous years of my life. I have grown up in international communities, living in Uganda and then Switzerland. Despite my parents both being from Cheltenham, I never lived in the … Continue reading Life at uni: 10 things I learned when I moved to York
I came to the University of York in 2016 as a postgraduate student. The College system was completely new to me but after doing some research, becoming a member of Wentworth College was the obvious choice. Situated on Campus West, Wentworth College is the only college on campus that caters solely to postgraduate students; and … Continue reading Wentworth College