Hi, I’m Morgan! I studied BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at York, and I’m graduating in 2022. After my graduation, I’ll be moving to London, having accepted an offer on Deloitte’s Consulting graduate programme as a Business Transformation Analyst. Finding my course Looking back, I’d always been studious, wanting to understand how the … Continue reading Looking back on life at York
Hi there, my name is Ellen and I am a second year English Language and Linguistics student here at the University of York. I got my contextual offer in 2020 whilst I was in sixth form! First of all, I would just like to say a huge congratulations to you if you’ve received an offer … Continue reading My experience of university as a contextual offer holder
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
When applying to the University of York, something that quickly stood out was the collegiate system in place here. York is unique in the sense that it is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have colleges. At York, we have ten colleges for undergraduates (and an 11th just for postgraduates) spread … Continue reading My experience of colleges at York
Hey! I’m Becky, a 3rd year Human Geography and Environment student. Read my tips on how to look after your wellbeing during exam season at university.
What is the Student Buddying Scheme? The Student Buddying Scheme is a scheme where the University pairs new students with current students. Starting university is a new process for many people, and I know it can be quite daunting. Having a student buddy can be a massive help in this sense. They can help you … Continue reading Student Buddying Scheme: helping you settle into uni
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.
Arriving in York (or in the UK in general) as an international student can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. New country, city, university, people…it can be a lot to take in. When I first moved to York in my first year, it was in fact my very first time in the UK. It felt … Continue reading University tips to help you settle in as an international student in York
Joining University This post will give you top tips on how to plan and prepare for your student life at the University of York. This is an incredibly exciting time for you but moving away from home or simply just going to university, can be stressful. Whilst my experience may differ from yours, I have … Continue reading How to plan and prepare for student life at the University of York
Hello, my name is Benjamin and I am a 3rd-year Law student from the University of York! In this blog, I will discuss what it is like to start university, budgeting tips, and being away from home. Meeting new people Students are in the same boat when starting university, as they may be nervous about … Continue reading Starting university, budgeting and being away from home…