Where I am from, it is common to take at least one gap year after high school before considering university. In my case, I was split between going straight to university or taking a gap year to travel. Luckily, I found a middle ground. Studying in the UK became my way of combining my academic … Continue reading Studying in the UK: so much more than just an academic education
Student societies are probably one of my favourite things at university. I think it plays an important role in one’s university experience, and you definitely should get involved. With over 200 different societies at York, you are sure to find something that you enjoy. From famous sports such as netball or football to something as … Continue reading Student societies, one of the best parts of the university experience
Hi everyone! As I promised in my previous blog post, I am going to talk about the societies York has to offer to its students. Like that you can all get an insight of what extracurricular activities here look like and you can start planning which societies you should join next year. York has approximately … Continue reading Give It a Go: student societies and how to get involved
Although Fresher’s week can be one of the highlights of your first year at university, it can also be a pretty daunting prospect! Here are a few pearls of wisdom on how to survive and make the most of freshers’.. Be Prepared Whether it’s stocking up on fancy dress, piling up the hangover food or … Continue reading Freshers Week Survival Guide
The main reason many of you will be choosing to attend York is to study for a degree from a top class university (which of course is a very valid reason!), but there is so much more that you will be taking away from your time here. It is inevitable that you are going to … Continue reading It’s not just about the degree!