Three of my flatmates and I started looking for a house together over Christmas break in first year. We all got on well, had similar standards of cleanliness, and were on the same page about going out (not against it, but only infrequently). We figured we would work quite well as a house. So, we … Continue reading Life off campus in second year
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Why I chose Natural Sciences at York
York was a top choice for me because of the variety that the Natural Sciences course offered. During my A-Levels, I was undecided on which subject I wanted to study at university. There was so much choice and I didn’t want to miss out on what I thought I would enjoy. Discovering the Natural Sciences … Continue reading Why I chose Natural Sciences at York
My time at York as an International Student
Hi! My name is Mikaela, and I’m going to talk to you about some of the experiences I had studying as an international student at the University of York. Settling into University life I chose to study at York because I really like the environment of the campus and I thought it would be a … Continue reading My time at York as an International Student
My experience of university as a contextual offer holder
Hi there, my name is Ellen and I am a second year English Language and Linguistics student here at the University of York. I got my contextual offer in 2020 whilst I was in sixth form! First of all, I would just like to say a huge congratulations to you if you’ve received an offer … Continue reading My experience of university as a contextual offer holder
Freshers’ Week – what to expect
Hi! I’m Amelia and I am currently in my second year of my Law degree. I had a great time during my Fresher’s week in 2019, so hopefully, this blog will provide a useful insight as to what really goes on during that first week. There are also a couple of my top tips so … Continue reading Freshers’ Week – what to expect
How I made the most of university life under covid restrictions
Autumn term of my second year at York (October 2020) was very different. We were out of complete lockdown and starting to navigate the tier system. Luckily, York was in tier two and we found plenty to do, from restaurants to mini-golf to coffee shops. Although York is smaller than other nearby University cities like … Continue reading How I made the most of university life under covid restrictions
2020: A year of possibilities.
Where do I start? It all began during my second year, when, in March we were all thrust into lockdown 1.0, assured it would be over by Christmas, sounds familiar doesn’t it? The university was able to quickly pull together to provide us with an online platform from which to learn when we returned from … Continue reading 2020: A year of possibilities.
Uni life in 2020: How lockdown brought my house closer.
University life in 2020 can seem uncertain and challenging, but who said lockdown can’t be enjoyable as well? Because of Covid-19, shops and pubs are now closed and the majority of learning has been moved online. Now, I know what you must be thinking: “But uni is supposed to be fun and full of social … Continue reading Uni life in 2020: How lockdown brought my house closer.
Vlog: Postgraduate life at York – Q&A
PhD student Freyja chats about all things postgraduate at York, including the community, city centre and opportunities that you can get involved in.
A Week in the Life of a Second Year Theatre WDP Student
Hello and welcome to my second blog! My name is Roxanne, I’m a second year Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance student here at York. For those of you who are interested in the department and this course, I thought I’d take you through one of the key weeks of my Uni life thus far. I’m … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Second Year Theatre WDP Student