Getting involved at York is the best way to integrate yourself and meet people. It can seem daunting but once you have crossed the bridge, your university experience will be 10 times better! When I first arrived at York, I was anxious but two years later I have never felt more confident, surrounded by amazing … Continue reading Getting involved at York: different activities 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!
In this blog I will talk about my university experience of joining the student newspaper Nouse. Despite my initial nerves in first year, this decision has shaped my university experience for the better. Getting involved Starting university can be daunting and I remember the mixed emotions of excitement and nerves very well. I recall the … Continue reading My university experience: Getting involved with societies (even if you’re nervous!)
In this blog I will be discussing my experiences as a black and LGBTQ+ student at the University of York. Coming to University can be scary, and for me, the scariest part was trying to find my place. In my high school and sixth form I was one of the only black students in the … Continue reading My experiences of being Black and LGBTQ+ at York
Hello, it’s Heather. I’m going to try and narrow it down to just five things to look forward to at York: meeting new people, opportunities, course content, and finally the city of York itself. Meeting new people I would first like to mention meeting new people. I know that this can be a daunting aspect … Continue reading Things to look forward to about Philosophy at York
There are so many things to look forward to but I’m going to try and whittle it down to just three. Wish me luck! Choice The beauty of linguistics is that it is so varied. There are so many aspects to the course which means it’s very easy to find something that interests you. The … Continue reading Things to look forward to about Linguistics at York
Midterm. Ring of an alarm. The last five of them have been snoozed even though your practical starts in 30 minutes, so this time you have to get up. All of the productive morning plans that you made last night are fading together with that great big yawn. You put on sweatpants and a jumper … Continue reading Campus life and thoughts after 5 months living here