Hello! I’m Benjamin, a 3rd year Law student from Vanbrugh College. Studying is an important aspect of university and it is quite different to studying at school, college or sixth form! In this blog, I will talk you through my methods of study, what it is like studying Law, how to prepare for seminars, and … Continue reading Studying at uni – what’s it like?
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
In 2019 I started my Masters in Bioarchaeology at York. I was so excited to start this new chapter in my life, but I was also worried about the things that I didn’t know. I finally handed my dissertation in last week after months of hard work. So, I’m writing this blog to help alleviate … Continue reading 5 things I wish I knew before I started my Masters
English student Natalya runs through five ways you can connect with the York community before you arrive.
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
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
You might be thinking about studying in the UK, but you do not know where to start. As an international postgraduate student, I had the same doubts about what I needed to do to study in another country. I am going to share my experiences as to how I prepared for postgraduate study in the … Continue reading Preparing for postgraduate study in the UK
What came before We all remember counting down the months, weeks, days and hours to completing A-Levels and leaving home for the first time. The mixture of excitement and pure fear! We all have many stories from an undergraduate perspective, some people would rather forget! Ah, but a Masters, a Masters is so much more. … Continue reading Life as a postgraduate student. What to expect and how to prepare?
Whether you’ve recently completed your BA in Art History, switched over from Art, English or History or want to complete a Masters in an entirely different subject, Art History is a course worth getting excited about. Despite the easy-going connotations of being a breeze, art history is a mentally and intellectually demanding subject. The coursework … Continue reading Preparing for your MA in Art History