The Step Ahead programme is designed to support new undergraduate students with their transition to university life and give them the best possible start at York.
Step Ahead involves an online induction event in September followed by termly events in the first year.
"I thought it was a great way to bring people together to share and understand everything that was available. It also provided an excellent forum to start meeting people, which is a fantastic start in a new environment."Rhonda, BA (Hons) Linguistics
The Step Ahead Induction event supports your transition to university life, giving you the opportunity to:
You will also attend workshops on:
The events will take place online before term begins in September:
Cohort one (students aged 21 and above)
Cohort two (eligible students under 21 years)
"It was a great way to get prepared to start university. It was friendly and informal and provided me with a wide range of information and a good chance to connect with people before I started my course."Lucy, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
In 2021 the Step Ahead programme will be open to new Home/EU undergraduate students who meet one (or more) of the following criteria:
If you do not meet any of the eligibility criteria above but feel you would benefit from attending Step Ahead, please complete the registration form (this will be available from 10 August) and if a place is available you are welcome to attend.
If you have any questions about our eligibility criteria, please email us at email@example.com for more information.
"Step Ahead has seriously made my time at uni infinitely better than it would have been otherwise...it has genuinely changed my life for the better."Matthew, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing