Hi! I’m Alizée, I study Curating and Art History. I’m an international student, and despite having lived in York for a year before the start of my course, I wasn’t very familiar with much of the art that the city offers. Field trips have been a huge part of me falling in love with York and its surroundings and I’ve decided to document these lovely places, objects and favourite moments through a blog post. The outings around York and Leeds have been a real highlight of my modules and I think field trips offer so many opportunities to learn how to think critically about the art and architecture around us, and also to make friends. Through the visits, I realised you don’t need to go very far to find interesting objects and buildings hiding amazing stories, and that you can find many clues about what they mean or represent from observation.
University Radio York – the UK’s oldest legal independent radio station University Radio York (URY) is one of the oldest societies on campus, having first gone on air 1967, which also makes it the UK’s oldest legal independent radio station – before this it was just the BBC and pirate radio. This piece of broadcasting history … Continue reading 5 things you didn’t know about York
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