Moving cities is not always easy and I would be lying if I said that it was easy for me. As an international student, I did not only move from one city to another but from one country to another. I come from Berlin and have lived there all my life. Berlin is a large … Continue reading Berlin to York – what moving from a big to a small city was like for me
Preparing to study abroad is very exciting. It can also get a bit nerve-racking when adapting to an unfamiliar environment. Here I have some tips, especially for prospective international students, to prepare you for your journey to studying in the UK! Accommodation I would really recommend Freshers to apply for on-campus accommodation. For Freshers, living … Continue reading How to prepare for studying in the UK as an international student
Studying at York was my first experience of education outside of my country. My old university was just five minutes from my house. So, I was a bit worried about going to study thousands of miles away from home. I was happy, scared, and excited at the same time. For me, it was the beginning … Continue reading Tips for settling into a UK university
Before you arrive I am an international first-year student from Hong Kong and my accommodation is in the beautiful Constantine College. When I arrived in the UK, I had to order necessities such as pillows and bedding online, as I didn’t realise that I needed to bring that with me. I wished that I had … Continue reading Accommodation: settling in as an international student
Our international students explain what to expect when you arrive in the UK (and York) to start your university journey.
Our international students share some of the things you don’t need to bring with you when you move to the UK for university.
Some of our international students share their top 3 things to bring with you when you move to the UK.