Tag: first year

Posted by Sam on December 10, 2015

    It’s the beginning of any indie rom-com film. The main character, fresh out of the whirlpool of teenage angst and pungent body spray that is high school, arrives at university only to ...
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Posted by Sam on November 12, 2015

  If you’re like me, a person who grew up far, far removed from the vast Toronto public transit system, listening to someone trying to give you transit directions in first year was the equivale ...
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Posted by Rebecca on July 29, 2015

If you are a first-year student, one of your most important tasks after accepting your offer is selecting your courses. At York, a cornucopia of choices await! All academic programs demand both core ...
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Posted by Rebecca on July 24, 2015

Hi everyone! We have now reached the halfway point of summer, which means that between cold drinks on the beach and late-night campfires, the thought of school might be creeping in. If you are enterin ...
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Posted by Arshia on May 14, 2015

Tackling some of the most talked-about issues about starting life as a York U student. Even if you’re a commuter, there are tons of ways to make new friends.   Though York University is kno ...
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Posted by Megan on April 15, 2015

When I was a student in high school, I remember dreading the very idea of summer school. I only went once, to upgrade a physics mark, but I just recall feeling like a failure, judged, because if I had ...
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Posted by clivane on April 9, 2015

I have a confession to make: I am a third-year student, but I only recently discovered the various peer support services available here at York. As a Glendon student who works at Vanier College, I onl ...
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Posted by Megan on August 14, 2014

Today’s post is a story I want to share – my own. Before I was at York I was studying Life Sciences at another university and my two first year experiences couldn’t be further apart ...
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Posted by Sunera on August 6, 2014

1. Use social media to connect with other students Many students have started doing this already. I think it is a great idea to connect with your fellow students who will soon be starting school with ...
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