How to plan and prepare for student life at the University of York

Joining University This post will give you top tips on how to plan and prepare for your student life at the University of York. This is an incredibly exciting time for you but moving away from home or simply just going to university, can be stressful. Whilst my experience may differ from yours, I have … Continue reading How to plan and prepare for student life at the University of York

Preparing to live on campus – what the university and college system has to offer

Moving away from home to live on campus can be really daunting but the university offers plenty of activities to make the transition as smooth and as easy as possible. These different events and opportunities make it really easy to meet like-minded people and I’ve made some really strong friends through them. Freshers’ Week One … Continue reading Preparing to live on campus – what the university and college system has to offer

Confused about clearing? Here’s how to prepare

Thinking about applying through clearing? You’re in great company! Thousands of students, myself included, have successfully gained university places from clearing or adjustment year after year. Just to recap, clearing might be for you if: You’re making a UCAS application after 30 June You don’t have any offers (or any offers that you’d like to … Continue reading Confused about clearing? Here’s how to prepare

Financing university

A massive part about coming to university for everyone is the worry of having to manage your finances yourself. It definitely was the biggest thing for me. Coming from a family where nobody had been to university and from an area where not many people even bothered attempting to go, I did not really have … Continue reading Financing university