Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a second year Interactive Media student. I am also the first person in my family to go to University. When I was in sixth form, I didn’t know what I was actually good at, what I wanted to study or what I wanted to do in the … Continue reading From Lost to Found – finding my confidence at York
First Year: Round One First year was a whirlwind of lectures, labs, and assignments intertwined with sports, socials, and nights out. Days spent on campus (or sometimes in bed…), evenings taken up by training or that crucial prep for a night out. As I sit here reflecting back to my first year at university, I … Continue reading Settling in doesn’t have to be instantaneous
I’m a second-year student now … scary! How did that happen? Everyone always says time flies but you never think they’re actually telling the truth! That got me thinking, what are all those things you take for granted as a first year? So here we are, those fresher favourites that you better take advantage of … Continue reading Don’t take it for granted!
A Uni with colleges or a Uni without colleges? Does it make a difference? What are the purpose of colleges? Will it help me make friends? Am I going to care after first year? These are all questions that were whizzing round my head when I was applying for Universities. In the whirlwind that is … Continue reading Your College and You
I’m in a bit of a cathartic mood, so let me let you in on a few things I’ve been thinking about with regards to university life. WARNING: long post ahead. Applying isn’t the scariest thing ever Everyone I met when I turned up in Alcuin (woooo!) took the whole process so seriously. I basically chose my … Continue reading What I wish I knew before Uni life
It’s scary, but university is just around the corner… the last hurdle is sitting those all important A-level exams, and before you know it, you’ll be at York! …For me, this is where the panic started to sink in. I began searching every student forum imaginable for information about how to prepare for university! Luckily for … Continue reading Preparing for University