Choosing a university So – you’ve decided to study abroad – great decision! It’s now time to start preparing yourself for settling into a UK university. Great preparations make for a smoother sailing experience. To prepare yourself for studying in the UK, first and foremost, start a thorough search for the best universities in the … Continue reading Tips for settling into a UK university
Why I love York Campus The University of York was the first university I visited as a small 18-year-old, and I have loved it ever since. The campus feels so inviting and friendly, and there is always something going on or an event to attend; it is a very lively place. York city centre is … Continue reading Reflecting on 3 amazing years at York
No matter how excited you are about going to uni, it’s very common, and indeed natural, for you to feel homesick. Don’t feel bad; remember, you are not the only one! Here are some tips I’d like to share with you from an international perspective on dealing with homesickness. 1. Stay connected with friends and … Continue reading Dealing with homesickness: creating a home away from home
First Year: Round One First year was a whirlwind of lectures, labs, and assignments intertwined with sports, socials, and nights out. Days spent on campus (or sometimes in bed…), evenings taken up by training or that crucial prep for a night out. As I sit here reflecting back to my first year at university, I … Continue reading Settling in doesn’t have to be instantaneous
Starting out I am a student who is currently in 2nd year and personally, settling into university has been an interesting roller-coaster. Thinking back to my first year, it took me some time to adjust. I remember that I wasn’t sure where a lot of things were, but once I got used to my bearings, … Continue reading Settling into university
Getting used to living in a whole new place where you don’t really know anyone is difficult at the best of times. However, due to a variety of circumstances, you might be finding it particularly hard to adjust. Although this is an added struggle, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. You can still … Continue reading How to settle into university if you’re struggling
I am sitting in my room and looking up at the pinboard calendar. Just realizing that almost two months have passed since I first arrived. A lot has happened, including: countless socials (always look for free pizza) dance lessons, the discovery of the fact that Diagon Alley is just a 40 minute walk from my … Continue reading Roses are not red and other things you might learn when arriving at the university
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.
I know the feeling. You’ve left home, seen the world, and then all of a sudden, you’re back in school again. What’s the point? You go from this: To this: NOT. AGAIN. I hear you say. Well, let me reassure you, I was in the same boat. Here’s the rather unconventional way I decided which uni … Continue reading Back to education after gap year travels- HELP!
Chat to Jamie at our online chat event for Arts and Humanities. It’s happening on Monday 6th March from 16.00 – 18.00 GMT. Register for the online chat. Around two years ago last month I sent off my own UCAS application, and like you, ‘enjoyed’ the tense wait for offers. Having travelled … Continue reading Settling in at university