Arriving in York (or in the UK in general) as an international student can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. New country, city, university, people…it can be a lot to take in. When I first moved to York in my first year, it was in fact my very first time in the UK. It felt … Continue reading University tips to help you settle in as an international student in York
Joining University This post will give you top tips on how to plan and prepare for your student life at the University of York. This is an incredibly exciting time for you but moving away from home or simply just going to university, can be stressful. Whilst my experience may differ from yours, I have … Continue reading How to plan and prepare for student life at the University of York
Hey everyone! In this blog, I am going to run through the dos and don’ts for preparing for uni! Of course, how and what you prepare will be different for everyone, but I definitely think something can be learnt from my experience. So, grab a beverage and have a giggle at some of the silly … Continue reading Dos and Don’t in preparing for uni
Hi, my name is Charlotte and I am a second year Sociology with Criminology student at the University of York. In this blog post, I’m going to discuss how you can make your packing list for university as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible. Let’s get started! Reduce, then Reuse, then Recycle When thinking about … Continue reading Packing for university (sustainably!)
What should you pack for uni? Some of our current students share their essential uni items and what you should (and shouldn’t) bring with you.
Hi, I’m Charlotte and I’m studying English and History. Here are my top tips for preparing for uni and what to bring with you. I would prepare for uni by finding out as much as possible in advance. Investigate the modules you’re interested in, see what there is to do in the city and check … Continue reading Preparing for uni and what to bring with you
Our international students share some of the things you don’t need to bring with you when you move to the UK for university.
I’m in a bit of a cathartic mood, so let me let you in on a few things I’ve been thinking about with regards to university life. WARNING: long post ahead. Applying isn’t the scariest thing ever Everyone I met when I turned up in Alcuin (woooo!) took the whole process so seriously. I basically chose my … Continue reading What I wish I knew before Uni life