Making the Most of Freshers’ Week

Freshers’ Week is an exciting welcome period for new students starting at UK universities. In this blog post, we’ll visit the various types of activities that York has to offer. From colourful club nights to non-alcohol events, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Your timetable will automatically populate with ‘must attend’ events such as … Continue reading Making the Most of Freshers’ Week

Five tips for finding your postgraduate social circle at university

We’ve all heard the advice before: “join societies”, “make friends on your course”, “hang out with your housemates”. Granted this is all good advice (and things you should do!) But, finding your social circle isn’t always easy – and doing these things doesn’t always work. I have found this especially true as a postgraduate, when … Continue reading Five tips for finding your postgraduate social circle at university

My Experience of Sport at York

Hello everyone. I’m Kaity, I’ve just finished my final year of an integrated Masters in Environmental Science here at the University of York. Throughout my four years, sport has been central to my university career. University can be difficult. Being away from home, exams, coursework and everything in between. Despite this, I have loved my … Continue reading My Experience of Sport at York

5 things to look forward to and (what to) expect when you arrive at University!

In this post, I’m going to take you through 5 things to look forward to and to expect when you arrive at university. It’s such an exciting time, but it’s always useful to know how your first few weeks and months will look! 1) Meet lots of people in the same situation I was really … Continue reading 5 things to look forward to and (what to) expect when you arrive at University!