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International students should arrive in time for the orientation session on Tuesday 7 January 2020 - see the Welcome tab for more details.
What our current students say
Read our student blog posts for top tips about studying in the UK.
Settling into university: the trials and tribulations of an international student
Posted by Mi Chelle on 20 January 2020
Starting university can be an incredibly overwhelming experience, from the new environment to the new people. For an international student this overwhelming experience is…
Roses are not red and other things you might learn when arriving at the university
Posted by Marta on 8 January 2020
I am sitting in my room and looking up at the pinboard calendar. Just realizing that almost two months have passed since I first…
Why I chose York (from the perspective of an international English Literature student)
Posted by Mi Chelle on 10 December 2019
Hi there! I’m Mi Chelle, a second year student from Malaysia studying English and Related Literature. Applying to university can be a stressful process…
Life at uni: 10 things I learned when I moved to York
Posted by Eloise on 4 December 2019
It has been over two years since I moved to the UK to study, and they have been two of the most incredible, dramatic…
Freshers’ Week: an international student’s perspective
Posted by International student bloggers on 19 August 2019
Some of our students explain what Freshers’ Week is really like at university in the UK, from the perspective of an international student. Mi…
Making friends in York
Posted by International student bloggers on 20 May 2019
Read tips and advice from our international students on the best ways to make friends at university in York.…