The first thing I should say when talking about student finance is this: each person’s experience is unique. Everyone has different financial situations at home and has different relationships with money so no one story is a blueprint on how to deal with this system. This is not really an advice piece, more an account … Continue reading My experience of student finance and housing
Happy February, everyone! By now, you will have offers in hand and are probably trying to decide where you should live and study for the next three years. For a minute, though, I’d like to skip ahead to a year from now, and let’s pretend you’ve chosen York. You’re in the second term of your first year and thinking about where … Continue reading Skipping Ahead
I remember the second term of first year really well. Gone were the days of feeling like you were on a 10 week summer camp, and welcome to the days of exams, essay writing and the sorting of houses for second year. The days also seemed colder, darker and longer and for some people, the … Continue reading Housing dilemmas!