Going to study in another country, another culture and possibly somewhere with another language can be a daunting prospect. In this blog post, I’m going to share some tips to help you prepare for starting at a UK university from an international student perspective. Get ready for British life First arrivals – international students by … Continue reading How to prepare for studying in the UK
Settling into a UK university is very exciting. You are starting a new life in a different country, making new friends and getting familiar with a new culture. However, it is also challenging to adapt to a new academic life. It’s good to know about what is needed to get used to the University’s learning … Continue reading How to feel prepared for academic life at York
A few months ago, our lives changed drastically as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. When I imagined coming to York for my degree, I did not, by a long shot, think that I’d be spending a lot of my time cooped up in my room and vigorously washing my hands! As an international … Continue reading Adapting to the new normal: tips for enhancing your online learning experience
Here are ten tips for preparing for university whilst staying safe at home. 1. Check out York’s societies Joining a society is one of the easiest ways to make friends and meet like-minded people. York has over 200 societies and clubs, so have a look and list the ones you would like to try over … Continue reading Ten top tips for preparing for university
Interview day can be nerve-wracking for prospective students with feelings of excitement, fear and panic all rolled into one. I remember arriving 3 hours early for my interview day and still panicking about being late. If you want an offer of a place, regardless of the course you are applying for, you may have … Continue reading University interview day….your chance to shine!