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 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
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
Just before going to university, I was diagnosed with autism, and also had physical and mental health problems. I was worried I wouldn’t cope at university. I felt I had the normal worries that every fresher has, such as doing badly in my course, or not getting on well with my housemates, but on top … Continue reading University support: from student to tutor
We all know that for most people, keeping fit at University is not always at the top of your list. However, there are so many easy ways to keep fit at University, even if it’s not one of your priorities! Here are some great ways you can keep fit at Uni… Join a sports team … Continue reading Can I keep fit during my degree?
My name is Rosie and I am a third year sociology student. In my first year, I picked up rowing as a novice and haven’t regretted it since! Prior to uni, I wasn’t very sporty. I only wandered around the sports section of Freshers’ Fair purely because my flatmate wanted to, I hadn’t intended to … Continue reading Rowing at the University of York
Hello again! Today I wanted to talk about something that has been taking up a considerable amount of my time at the moment, and that is me running in the YUSU Elections. The Students’ Union is a big student body who are there to represent and make sure students’ voices are heard. They also make sure … Continue reading Getting Involved and running in Student Elections
Well! I can’t believe its only week 5, since it definitely feels like week 500 to me. This term has really kicked up a gear with lots of really interesting new labs and option lectures to keep us on our toes. I’m really enjoying my lab days at the moment, as we’re doing physical labs. … Continue reading Take my advice: Join a committee!
I am the biggest believer in productivity and snapping up every opportunity that comes my way. In my first year I said yes to so many things and I’ve made incredible friends and wonderful memories from doing so. However, you’re also starting a new course, learning how to look after yourself, meeting new people and … Continue reading Busy busy busy, how can you make the most of extracurricular activities?