Student societies, one of the best parts of the university experience

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

My Experience of Sport at York

Hello everyone. I’m Kaity, I’ve just finished my final year of an integrated Masters in Environmental Science here at the University of York. Throughout my four years, sport has been central to my university career. University can be difficult. Being away from home, exams, coursework and everything in between. Despite this, I have loved my … Continue reading My Experience of Sport at York

Preparing to live on campus – what the university and college system has to offer

Moving away from home to live on campus can be really daunting but the university offers plenty of activities to make the transition as smooth and as easy as possible. These different events and opportunities make it really easy to meet like-minded people and I’ve made some really strong friends through them. Freshers’ Week One … Continue reading Preparing to live on campus – what the university and college system has to offer

Joining societies at York

Societies are one of the best bits about going to a university. They let you meet loads of new people while trying new things or continuing something you already love. At school, you might have had a limited number of clubs related to sport, music or reading. University expands your options a lot. At York, … Continue reading Joining societies at York

A balancing act: extracurricular activities at university

When I left school, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, I left behind a series of extracurricular activities I had dedicated my life to. I finished high school as captain and MVP (Most Valuable Player) of my volleyball team, a founding member of an online newspaper and editor-in-chief of a printed newspaper. I was also an accomplished pianist … Continue reading A balancing act: extracurricular activities at university