Hello, my name is Benjamin and I study an LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice. In this blog, I will discuss my top tips about how to settle in at university and make friends when you arrive, through joining societies, making friends in class, and undertaking common activities with your housemates. Settling in … Continue reading Settling in at university and making friends
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My top tips to make friends and settle in to uni
Moving to university is undoubtedly one of the biggest things you will have ever done in your entire life so far! It is most likely the first time that you are leaving home for an extended period of time and living independently on your own in a brand-new city… So it is totally normal to … Continue reading My top tips to make friends and settle in to uni
What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to York to Study History of Art
Starting your course Once Freshers’ Week is over, and the start of the course is official, try not to overthink whether or not the course will be difficult. That is the first thing my friends and I worried about upon arriving in York. I wish I knew that it was normal to feel some anxiety, … Continue reading What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to York to Study History of Art
Studying PPE at York: the best bits
I’m Molly and I am a final year student studying Politics and Economics at York! I want to tell you about why being a part of the School of PPE is an amazing experience and some other things about what it’s like to study one of the PPE programmes here. I love the variation in teaching that studying a joint-honours allows me to experience across the disciplines, whenever I get too bogged down in essay writing I can take a break and hop over to something more problem-solving based while still being productive in my study time. Your university experience is not just 3 years of pure study and the social opportunities at York make it unique. My blog will cover things about the Club of PEP, and some of the course content that I have particularly enjoyed over my 3 years so far.
Studying Global Development at York: a Field Trip to Saltaire
Hi! I’m Isla and I study Global Development at the University of York. I wanted to let you know what it’s like to study this degree at York. One of my favourite things about the degree is that it has a small cohort, this means we all know each other very well and it can make trips and group work super fun. Going on trips can be a really exciting part of the university experience, but we also learn useful things to implement within our work. Saltaire is a small village, and it is the first trip of the global development cohort. In my blog I’m going to talk about my experience of the trip as well as it’s wider impact on our degree and what offer holders can look forward to when studying global development at York.
Accommodation and the College System at York
Your accommodation at York is a big part of your Freshers’ experience as it’s where you’ll be living for your first year as an undergraduate. Therefore, it is crucial that you make the most of your time there and take advantage of all that is on offer. Freshers’ Accommodation at York Different people will have … Continue reading Accommodation and the College System at York
Top tips for living in shared accommodation
Student Becky shares some helpful tips on how you can make the most of living in shared accommodation and keep the peace with your new housemates.
Settling into University: Making the Most of it
You’ve unpacked your room, met your flatmates, and now it’s time to settle into university. After the initial buzz of moving in and Freshers’ Week, the reality of university life sets in. The highs of new friends, nights out, and exciting hobbies arrive alongside the lows of homesickness, deadlines, and hangovers! Your first term at … Continue reading Settling into University: Making the Most of it
Settling in to uni: ET phone home!
The first few months at uni are a strange time. Some people love it, others hate it. Regardless, everyone has to go through the struggles of settling in to a totally new life. Settling in takes time. After the high wave of Freshers’ Week, it can be easy to feel a little bit unsure of … Continue reading Settling in to uni: ET phone home!
5 things to look forward to and (what to) expect when you arrive at University!
In this post, I’m going to take you through 5 things to look forward to and to expect when you arrive at university. It’s such an exciting time, but it’s always useful to know how your first few weeks and months will look! 1) Meet lots of people in the same situation I was really … Continue reading 5 things to look forward to and (what to) expect when you arrive at University!