Hello! My name is Yael. In this blog I will share with you some advice that helped me gain my scholarship. Read the scholarship instructions carefully While it may seem obvious, it is always worth reviewing whether or not you meet the eligibility criteria. Some scholarships may require documents that can take extra time to … Continue reading My scholarship advice
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Funding your studies: Why you should apply for an undergraduate scholarship
Hi! My name is Jessica, and I’m from Indonesia. I’m also an International Student Ambassador at the University of York, studying Bachelor of Arts in Music. Currently, I’m in my second year as I just finished my first year and foundation year consecutively at York. I received an undergraduate scholarship when I progressed from my foundation … Continue reading Funding your studies: Why you should apply for an undergraduate scholarship
My time at York as an International Student
Hi! My name is Mikaela, and I’m going to talk to you about some of the experiences I had studying as an international student at the University of York. Settling into University life I chose to study at York because I really like the environment of the campus and I thought it would be a … Continue reading My time at York as an International Student
Is studying at a UK university for me?
You get your public exam results back and wonder where to go next. For many, studying abroad has become one of the options. You‘re excited to see how your life will change when immersed in a new culture yet concerned about being in unfamiliar surroundings. Here, I’ll share my experience as an international student at … Continue reading Is studying at a UK university for me?
Is studying at a UK university worth it? Reflecting on my experience
In September 2018, I set foot in the UK for the first time to start my undergraduate studies at York. Flash forward to 2022 and I am currently pursuing a taught Masters; making this the fourth year I’ve been in York and the UK. Looking back, I’ve been wondering whether studying at a UK university is … Continue reading Is studying at a UK university worth it? Reflecting on my experience
Studying a Masters in Global Marketing: What to look forward to
York is well known for being a historical city. Students can explore Roman and Viking features in the city. In addition, they can expand their interests at the university. My goal in coming to the UK to study a Masters in Global Marketing was to gain a more international perspective on the global industry of … Continue reading Studying a Masters in Global Marketing: What to look forward to
Why I decided to study in the UK
My name is Colombe, I am a molecular biologist. I come from Geneva, a city in Switzerland, about the size of Bath in the UK. Four years ago, I decided to leave my country and family to come and study in the UK. Here’s how it went for me. Deciding on studying abroad There were … Continue reading Why I decided to study in the UK
Choosing to study in the UK: The thrills and the trials
Choosing to study in the UK, while already intimidating, becomes more intense when you have to decide where to study. Choosing a UK university for me was, however, a pretty easy decision. UK universities – what’s the appeal? For starters, UK universities are globally upheld and recognised. Known for their vast range of courses, they … Continue reading Choosing to study in the UK: The thrills and the trials
Are UK universities worth it?
Is choosing a UK university worth it? Two years ago, I asked myself this question repeatedly. Would I regret my decision? I can confidently say I don’t. Here’s what you need to consider and why I think UK universities are worth it. Making the choice As an international student, you need to consider a multitude … Continue reading Are UK universities worth it?
Studying in the UK: so much more than just an academic education
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