Tag: life at York U

Posted by Sam on May 12, 2016

Here at the YUBlog, we’re always looking for new and interesting ways to present the true University experience. Photos, videos, the written word, testimonials . . . you name it. One thing we h ...
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Posted by Sam on May 3, 2016

  This being the YU Student Blog, giving you information from a student’s perspective is obviously our main intention. What this can sometimes translate to, however, is us talking a lot ab ...
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Posted by Sam on January 21, 2016

  61%. I’ll always remember that number. It was the number hastily scratched in red ink on the last page of my very first university essay.   I certainly wasn’t the most incredible high ...
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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 Sunera on December 1, 2015

    Choosing a school because of your friends As tempting as it may be, it’s best not to base your selection on where your friends are going. Keeping your eyes on your own goals, look ...
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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 June 9, 2015

My name is Rebecca, and I am a second-year York student pursuing an Honours BA in English — soon it will be Creative Writing, an upper-year entry program. Welcome to A YU Perspective, my stream with ...
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Posted by Sunera on August 27, 2014

Living on residence is a fun experience. There are also many advantages because you are immersed in your new environment.  If you are planning to live on residence for the first time then living in u ...
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Posted by Sunera on August 25, 2014

Orientation week known as O’week is the most important step to embracing the journey you are about to embark on for the next four years. It is super important that everyone attends orientation week ...
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