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
I hope you are all doing well and staying safe! I know that being in lockdown can be a pretty scary time and I am sure you’ve found that you now have a lot of extra time on your hands. To make good use of this time, I have created a list of top things … Continue reading How to prepare for University during lockdown!
Starting university is an exciting adventure but it can also be quite daunting. So we’ve asked some of our current students to share their advice and top tips for preparing for uni.
Starting to prepare for uni doesn’t have to mean reading, studying and getting ready for more advanced academic work. Of course, making your way through any reading lists, required pre-uni work, or even just researching some topics related to your course, is important. But university life is more than academia, and so your preparation needs … Continue reading Helping you prepare for uni life
The lead-up to results day can be a nervous time so we asked some of our current students for their top tips for preparing for the big day.
Welcome! Hello everyone! I am an international student from Brazil currently in my second year at the University of York studying Film and Television Production. Freshers’ Week was an incredible experience for me so here are a few tips on how you can make the best out of Freshers’! Get organised Firstly, if you are … Continue reading Freshers’ Tips 101
I knew I wanted to study at York as soon as I first came on the Open Day. It was the first university I looked at, my family and I all fell in love, and none of the others compared. When it came to Results Day and I found out that I had achieved the … Continue reading Preparing for uni and Freshers’ Week
When I arrived at York, I thought I’d stand out with my big suitcase, carry-on suitcase and backpack. I really didn’t – in fact, I had a lot less stuff than anyone else I met. Even other international students had more stuff: parcels they’d shipped in advance, or parents sending them off who carried a … Continue reading Packing for uni. . .really well
What to expect when you start university? Lots of events! You’ll have a college Freshers’ Week and a university-wide Freshers’ Week. Take advantage of all the different events but don’t worry if you need to take a night off – it can get pretty hardcore. At the Freshers’ Fair look around all the societies, there’s … Continue reading A Guide to Starting University
So, you have got your results, secured your place at (the best) uni, been on the standard pre-uni shopping trip and now actually starting university and moving to York is becoming a reality. You are going to be living independently and studying a course that you want to do – it is going to be brilliant. The simultaneous feelings … Continue reading You’ve got your place at York… now what?