Your First Week at York – Our Top 5 Tips

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of York, one of the UK’s top 20 institutions according to the 2022 University League Tables. Whether your acceptance means a transnational or transatlantic move, it is likely that once the feelings of elation subside, you will find yourself thinking about the logistics involved. We have previously shared […]

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Graduation is just a week away; let’s get you packing!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2022

Where has the time gone? You’re probably thinking about the butterflies you felt the first day you stepped onto campus, and now, here you are submitting your final assignment. The moment is likely a little bitter-sweet but reality beckons; graduation is just a week away, and you have done absolutely nothing! Okay, deep breaths, there […]

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“Mum, dad, I’m leaving” – How to move out of your ‘rents home

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

You’re ready (actually, you were more than ready some time back). Ahead of you lies challenge and excitement in equal measure – both in terms of the emotional upheaval and the financial changes. Here’s our two pence worth to make the entire process go that little bit smoother. Talk about it (but depending on their […]

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Pop the champagne corks – Six tips for a moving in party

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Well, you’ve only gone and done it – you’ve managed what once felt impossible and finally unpacked the final box. Now? There’s nothing else for it. It’s time to party (let’s face it… you’ve earned it!). Here’s our guide for throwing an awesome (and well-deserved) house-warming party. Settle on a party style What’s it to […]

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Looking for love? You may want to move here, here or here

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Calling all singletons of the north. If you’re looking to fall head over heels, you may want to hot foot it over to Manchester, where there are 17 million fellow singles living (the largest proportion of singles in any British city). That means that more than half of all Manchester over-16s are without a partner. […]

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The end of academic year move – How to be a model citizen

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

It’s the end of the academic year. There’s so much to do, so many people to say bye to, and your worldly belongings to pack-up. Shesh, you’re going to be busy. While the media is reporting students en masse leaving behind landfill size piles of rubbish, you know that you and your fellow students are […]

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Student – your landlord refuses to return your deposit, now what?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

So you had more than a fair share of parties into the early morning. And you may have been slightly late once or twice with your rent. But other than those things, you’re pretty certain you’ve been a perfect tenant (you even transformed your student hovel into a home, by reading this blog). Yet every […]

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Welcome to Uni Life in York – The Top Ten Hot Spots

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

For the next three or four years in York uni, you’re going to be calling the City of York, your home. Here are some of the places you should know about – whether seeking out somewhere to live, looking for a night out or in need of getting away from it all. Nights Out In […]

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The Big Move to University of York – Essential Tips

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Your results are in and you’ve been unconditionally accepted. It’s official – you’re off to the University of York – a university that holds an incredibly respectable 20th place positon in the league tables, in a city steeped in history, culture and bustling with nightlife and things to do. Settling Off To The University Of York […]

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