Starting your course Once Freshers’ Week is over, and the start of the course is official, try not to overthink whether or not the course will be difficult. That is the first thing my friends and I worried about upon arriving in York. I wish I knew that it was normal to feel some anxiety, … Continue reading What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to York to Study History of Art
The City of York is renowned for its historic feel and tourist sights, from the Shambles Market to Clifford’s Tower, but also has an amazing student life! I hope to give you just a glimpse at what York has to offer on both sides of the coin, sharing my experiences from two years of living … Continue reading Life in the City of York
One of my favourite things about York is that despite it being a smaller city, there’s always something to do! I spend most weekends in the city and never run out of things to see or do. So here are just a few of my favourite places in York: Food & Drink York has a … Continue reading My favourite places in York
So, you’re thinking of studying in York?! You’ve made a good choice – York’s been named the best place to live in Britain, and once you arrive it’s easy to see why. There’s so much to explore, it can be hard to know where to start – so here’s your student guide to the city! … Continue reading The Student Guide to York
Moving to a new city can be daunting. What’s the city like? What is there to do in your spare time? Where do you start? To try and answer these questions, I’m going to run through my favourite things to do whilst studying in the city of York. Restaurants Whether you’re going out with your … Continue reading My York Favourites
In March 2018 York was named the UK’s best place to live by The Sunday Times and, having lived here myself for a little under two years now, I can’t say I’m surprised! But what makes York such a great place to live and study as a PhD student? For me, York is a perfect … Continue reading Living and learning in York as a Postgraduate Research Student
One of the advantages of attending the University of York is that you will be in the heart of one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic cities. Believe it or not, you can explore York by spending very little or nothing at all. If like me, you are always looking for things to do … Continue reading Explore York on a budget…10 fun places to visit!
The first thing I have to mention is all of the flooding that happened in York over the Christmas holidays! The uni itself is completely fine, thanks to being on the right side of a hill, and most of the students were okay too. For the few that were affected the uni gave plenty of … Continue reading Exams are over! Lets celebrate and appreciate the art history on campus and in York