Student societies are probably one of my favourite things at university. I think it plays an important role in one’s university experience, and you definitely should get involved. With over 200 different societies at York, you are sure to find something that you enjoy. From famous sports such as netball or football to something as … Continue reading Student societies, one of the best parts of the university experience
Hello everyone. I’m Amy, I’ve just finished my final year of an Archaeology and Heritage Degree here at the University of York and I’m hoping to stick around for another two years to do a masters. My time at York hasn’t always been smooth sailing. During my first year, I got diagnosed with a genetic … Continue reading Society Life At York
One of the best things about university is being able to spend time with people who have the same interests as you. I have been a huge fan of Taylor Swift for years. However, it wasn’t until I started at York that I was able to share my enthusiasm about her with like-minded people. This … Continue reading SwiftSoc (Taylor Swift Society)
Coming into my first term at York, I was so excited to join new societies and meet new people. But it was hard to know where to start, as York has over 200 societies. I left Freshers’ Fair with a handful of leaflets thinking, ‘how am I going to narrow these down?’ Swing Dance is … Continue reading An introduction to Swing Dance Society
There are lots of things that you can get involved in at university beyond your degree course. One of these is joining societies. I have been involved in two throughout my time at university – Christian Focus & SAGGY (Scouts And Girl Guides York). I’ve met people who have similar interests as me and made … Continue reading Beyond your course: societies
Although very cliché, finding ‘your people’ is probably one of the most important things at uni. This can be through your college, your course, a society or club; it’s the only time in your life when all of these opportunities are handed to you on a plate. I really believe that grabbing these with both … Continue reading Getting involved – sport and societies at York
There aren’t many universities with societies as diverse as those of York. From our Disney Society to our Louis Theroux Society (yes, seriously this does exist); York caters to all tastes. However, I am not here to write about the Louis Theroux society. Instead, I want to take this chance to write about my own … Continue reading Running towards a better uni life: societies at York
Leaving home for most people means moving away from family and friends. There are many doubts that go through prospective students’ minds no matter what age, area or financial background you’re from. You are not alone when thinking about these fears and I am going to give you some advice to help put your doubts … Continue reading How to make the most of university!
When you start uni, there are a lot of changes; especially as an international student. New responsibilities, new people, new environment and new opportunities, including every society you can think of (so many of them, Freshers’ Fair might take 2 hours to get through)! You want to do and try everything. But soon the realization … Continue reading Fetish Society vs Comedy Society – or maybe just stick to dance?
Morning On a typical day, I am up and ready nice and early for 9am contact hours. As a third-year student, I don’t tend to have many contact hours compared to my prior years in the degree. In my first year I had 9am labs every day for most of the year! These can be … Continue reading A day in the life of an Electronic Engineering student