Starting university and moving elsewhere leads to a lot of questions. There are a lot of blogs out there already about student societies, preparing to live on campus, getting prepared and organised before moving to York, part-time work, and exploring the city of York (just to name a few things I wondered about before starting … Continue reading Colleges – what to expect when you arrive at York
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5 things to look forward to and (what to) expect when you arrive at University!
In this post, I’m going to take you through 5 things to look forward to and to expect when you arrive at university. It’s such an exciting time, but it’s always useful to know how your first few weeks and months will look! 1) Meet lots of people in the same situation I was really … Continue reading 5 things to look forward to and (what to) expect when you arrive at University!
A week in the life of a Maths student
First thing’s first, the course itself. I currently have eight lectures a week, in addition to seminars and problem classes. At the moment, I’m studying four modules which include Mathematical Finance, Cryptography and Mathematical Ecology. After first year, there’s a wide choice of modules, so I can focus on the maths I enjoy (and get … Continue reading A week in the life of a Maths student
Freshers’ Week: what to expect
The infamous Freshers’ Week. But what actually happens and what can you expect? Some of our current students share their experiences of Freshers’ Week.
Colleges at York
In the past few weeks I’ve been involved in an Open Day and an online chat room event with prospective students. One of the questions I’ve been asked most frequently during those events has been about colleges and what being part of a college means so I thought it would make a good subject … Continue reading Colleges at York
Freshers, socials, cocktails and York
Socialising – easier for some than others. Club lover, pub person, cocktail chick or curl up on the sofa with a film kinda peep, whatever your thing is, it’s fine!! I’ve never been a massive clubbing person I mean don’t get me wrong, I love a good dance on occasion (especially when there’s super cheesy … Continue reading Freshers, socials, cocktails and York
Settling in at university
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