Category: University of York

Social Scene at York

There is no doubt that the Brits enjoy a good pub. Pubs are the social hub of almost every evening and that still rains true in York, but York has way more to offer! I am writing this blog to share all the fun there is to do that do not require anything but yourself! ...

Last Days in York

You know the saying, “All good things come to an end.” Perfect way to describe the end of a study abroad. The end kind of hit me like a ton of bricks. I always knew that the horrendous day where I would have to say goodbye to my floormates was inevitable, but I am talking ...

Exchange Friends Vs. Local Friends

Like I have mentioned before, I have been on two exchange programs. One to Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the other at The University of York in York, United Kingdom. Just by their location alone, I am sure you can just imagine the vast differences between the two of the exchanges! One of the ...

Things I Wish I Knew

Study abroad has taught me more about life, people, and myself than any classroom could ever do. That may be the cheesiest statement I have ever produced, but it really is true. I have seen some amazing things, done unforgettable stuff, and met some remarkable people. I have study abroad to thank for all of ...

More British Countryside

If you read my blog about my previous hike, you may be asking yourself why I decided to do another hike. And you would be right. One of my floor mates has a car on campus and likes doing little excursions every now and then. One day she said to a small group of us ...

Varsity Day

In short, Varsity Day is all about sports and pints. Absolutely nothing else matters on Varsity Day. In previous blogs, I have mentioned that The University of York has different colleges within the university: Derwent College, James College, Vanbrugh College, etc. are all examples of some colleges that students are apart of while pursuing their ...

SNOW DAY!

When people think of the UK, they normally think of Big Ben, the telephone booth, the guards with those big fluffy hats, and usually think of the weather. After being here for almost three months, I can confirm that the UK has generally crappy weather. I know that I stupidly came here during the winter, ...