I remember thinking I knew why university open days were important. I thought I was going for the ‘gut feeling’ I would experience that would indicate that university was right for me. People told me I would know from this feeling where I belonged; I thought it would come to me during my tour or … Continue reading Open Days: Why should you go?
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
Understandably when you move to a new city as a student, things can be pretty intimidating. What can be even more intimidating is if you identify yourself within the LGTBQ+ community and yearn for those safe havens where you can take away the shell and be your pure self. Now, for some, York might not … Continue reading City Guide – LGBTQ+ Safe Spaces in York
Choosing which university to join involves more than researching the university itself. As you’ll likely be living in that city for 3 or more years, a crucial part of deciding between universities is their location. This was one of the main reasons why I chose York. In this blog, I will try to give you … Continue reading What does the City of York have to offer?
The two main reasons I chose the University of York are the academic reputation and the college system. As a member of the Russell Group, the University has a great reputation for academia and I thought it was a place where I could push myself academically. However, the reason I chose York over other Russell … Continue reading Why York?
Hello, I’m Evie, a third year Politics student here at York. I’m going to tell you all about how to spend 48 hours in York! York is a really compact city, with lots to see, and unique historic buildings, so it’s perfect for exploring. Day One You’ve arrived in York! Start your trip with brunch … Continue reading 48 hours in York – your post-lockdown guide to the city
The city of York is one of the most culturally and historically vibrant cities in the UK that I have ever visited. The city’s cobbled streets are full of cultural remnants from every era. It is famously home to the York Minster (possibly the landmark of the city) and The Shambles, the magically picturesque street … Continue reading Five hidden gems in York
Welcome to the city of York! What are your plans for the day? Visiting the York Minster, the City Walls and The Shambles is definitely a must; but check out these charming spots around town that may be not on your guide book. These are some hidden gems in York. The Imaginarium This is my … Continue reading Hidden Gems in York
The city of York is vibrant and bursting with culture and heritage. Ever since arriving in York, I’ve found many lovely places, from quaint bookshops to cute hidden cafes. These are places I now dearly miss whilst we’re in lockdown. Here are some of York’s hidden gems! Museum Gardens This isn’t really one of York’s … Continue reading York’s hidden gems: from indie bookshops to cinnamon-coated doughnuts
I am going to share with you my three favourite things about studying History at York. I am currently half way through my degree and still loving it as if it were the first term. Here are just a few of the reasons why: Options At York, you will have a lot of control over … Continue reading Things to look forward to about History at York