Dealing with homesickness

It’s been a really long since I was back in my home country, Pakistan. The last time I was there, my meals were still catered for, I hadn’t received a single module result and I didn’t know how to ride a bicycle. To be precise, I only went back once in December 2018 after having … Continue reading Dealing with homesickness

Dealing with homesickness as an international student

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

Homesickness: looking after yourself when you’re separated from family and friends

It’s a strange time to be an international student right now. We are currently living in very uncertain times, hoping for all of this to be over soon. Being 6500 miles away from home and remaining on campus has been pretty isolating for me, and I’ve been missing home more than ever before. However, I’ve … Continue reading Homesickness: looking after yourself when you’re separated from family and friends