Deciding to go to university is one of the most important decisions you'll make about your future.
It has the potential to shape your life in so many ways, from supercharging your career and broadening your horizons, to the friends you’ll meet and the memories you’ll make.
Hear from our current students about why they chose to study at York and their university experience so far.
An international student from Malaysia, Danial is in his final year studying Law on the three year programme. As well as keeping fit with the university's Mixed Martial Arts Club, Danial enjoys catching a film at York's cinemas and walking the ancient city walls.
Space to be myself
Christine is a second-year studying Adult Nursing. She is originally from Nigeria and is based in Stockton-On-Tees. When she's not studying or on placement, Christine enjoys exploring the city's many cafes and relaxing over pizza and a movie with the Disney society.
A world of opportunities
A second-year Music student from Lancaster, Adam chose York because of the vibrant campus and the reputation of the staff. In his downtime Adam enjoys discovering York's many cycle paths as well as taking part in lots of societies - from York Student Television to Chamber Choir.
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Our students will tell you about why they love York and about how they’re adapting to university and academic life.
Berlin to York – What Moving From A Big To A Small City Was Like For Me
Posted by Luise on 15 January 2021
Moving cities is not always easy and I would be lying if I said that it was easy for me. As an international student…
A little bit of spice… the Afro-Caribbean way!
Posted by Deborah on 13 January 2021
Struggling to find black hair shops? Wondering where to buy Maggi to season your food? Well look no further, DEBORAH IS HERE!! Growing up…
2020: A year of possibilities.
Posted by Charlie on 18 December 2020
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…
Reasons why you should apply for a scholarship as an international student
Posted by guestblogger on 17 December 2020
There are many reasons why applying for a scholarship is a great decision for your future. At York, there are many different scholarships that…
My Year in Industry: Expectations and Reality
Posted by Kimberley on 14 December 2020
It is hard to believe it has been over three months since I started my year in industry placement with the Game and Wildlife…
Christmas on campus- a Fresher’s perspective
Posted by Jan on 10 December 2020
Hi. My name is Jan, I’m a first-year student and this year I’m spending Christmas on Campus. Whenever I talk to someone about it…
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