A guide to York’s Open Day

Whether you are already set on a University or still unsure about where to go, attending an Open Day will offer a new perspective on life as a student. Visiting York helped me to finalise my decision because the lively atmosphere on campus and positive staff and students showed me a side to York beyond … Continue reading A guide to York’s Open Day

How to manage stress around clearing

It’s completely normal to feel apprehensive about your university applications. However, clearing shouldn’t have to be something that causes you significant stress and upset. While we all have our own preferred coping methods, here are some top tips for managing clearing-related stress, which you might find helpful! Remind yourself that you’re not alone According to … Continue reading How to manage stress around clearing

Top tips for writing your scholarship application

Scholarships are a great opportunity for anyone looking to study at University. At York, lots of scholarships are awarded every year. So, we thought we’d ask some of our international scholarship recipients for their top tips on writing a scholarship application. Isabel (Mexico) Take your time  You will need several drafts of your scholarship application … Continue reading Top tips for writing your scholarship application

Being friends with your finances and funding your postgraduate degree

Before beginning my year as a postgraduate, I was filled with excitement for the coming year. However, I was also slightly anxious on how I was going to make it through the year financially. Funding and finances work a little differently for postgraduates. Undergraduate vs postgraduate Unlike with undergraduate degrees, student finance does not automatically … Continue reading Being friends with your finances and funding your postgraduate degree

How to prepare for studying in the UK as an international student

Preparing to study abroad is very exciting. It can also get a bit nerve-racking when adapting to an unfamiliar environment. Here I have some tips, especially for prospective international students, to prepare you for your journey to studying in the UK! Accommodation I would really recommend Freshers to apply for on-campus accommodation. For Freshers, living … Continue reading How to prepare for studying in the UK as an international student