What are societies? Societies are a great way to meet new people who are not on your course and you might not otherwise meet. It is also a great way to do something other than study. There are all sorts of societies including Art, Bee Keeping, History, Negotiation, Quiz, and Tea Societies. There are also … Continue reading The Who, What, Why, When and How of Societies
As you may know, York is really diverse in terms of students on campus. So, for a student from a distant country, dealing with homesickness is quite a common topic. In order to deal with homesickness, an understandably blue feeling, let’s look at reasons behind it first… International Conversation Afternoons (ICA) Why do people feel … Continue reading Dealing with homesickness as an international student
Although very cliché, finding ‘your people’ is probably one of the most important things at uni. This can be through your college, your course, a society or club; it’s the only time in your life when all of these opportunities are handed to you on a plate. I really believe that grabbing these with both … Continue reading Getting involved – sport and societies at York
When you start uni, there are a lot of changes; especially as an international student. New responsibilities, new people, new environment and new opportunities, including every society you can think of (so many of them, Freshers’ Fair might take 2 hours to get through)! You want to do and try everything. But soon the realization … Continue reading Fetish Society vs Comedy Society – or maybe just stick to dance?
Hello again! Today I wanted to talk about something that has been taking up a considerable amount of my time at the moment, and that is me running in the YUSU Elections. The Students’ Union is a big student body who are there to represent and make sure students’ voices are heard. They also make sure … Continue reading Getting Involved and running in Student Elections