Meet our Bloggers

Want to know the real truth about life at University Centre Askham Bryan?

Well we’ve assembled a team of Degree student bloggers to give you an insight into everything from living in York to dealing with life as a student and everything that comes with it.

Take a look below to see our Blog Squad and browse their articles to learn more about the college before you enrol in September or if you are a current student with UCAB then there may be some knowledge you can pick up for free.

Want to blog about life at University Centre Askham Bryan?

Contact Rachel.Mirfin@askham-bryan.ac.uk to find out more

We want to hear from you about everything from Accommodation to working in a Zoo (see what we did there?)

Amber Burgoyne

FdSc Animal Management

Student Ambassador

Favourite thing about UCAB?

The fresh air and the environment that you study in, it is quiet and the library is full of amazing books that will help you with your studies.

Paloma Osborne

BSc (Hons) Equine Science

Student Ambassador

Favourite thing about York?

A lovely historical city with good shopping and night life.

Favourite thing about UCAB?

Supportive tutors who are experienced in their fields and meeting lots of new people with similar interests. 

Emily-Jane Rose

Management of Animal Collections with Conservation

Student Ambassador

Favourite thing about York?

Having lunch in the gardens under the sun.

Favourite thing about UCAB?

The community spirit and the animal husbandry practicals.

Fiona Davidson

Management of Animal Collections with Conservation

Favourite thing about York?

The food

Managing Your Degree – Coping with Stress

Managing Your Degree – Coping with Stress

Stress. It’s a word that we hear time and time again and everyone looking at this blog post will roll their eyes and say “yeah, been there, done that and talked about it way too much”. Even with the number of times that stress is mentioned during university, however,...

read more

Maria Lane

BSc Hons (Top-up) Equine Business Management

Favourite thing about York?

York has a beautiful historic town and is surrounded by beautiful countryside, you get best of both worlds living here.

Holly Bentham

Management of Animal Collections with Conservation

Favourite thing about York?

The Shambles

Being a Sustainable Student

Being a Sustainable Student

Being a Sustainable Student A fresh start at university could be a great opportunity to learn the ways of sustainable living, which may sound like a complex task but could greatly benefit your budget along with our environment. The majority of products we use are...

read more
Supporting your own Mental Health

Supporting your own Mental Health

Everyone has a mental health that can be affected by a number of issue ranging from the ability to socialise, keeping up with deadlines and financial constraints. Whilst a University issues may be presented differently, especially if it’s your first time living away...

read more
Revision Techniques – How to prepare for your exams

Revision Techniques – How to prepare for your exams

Exam season can be a fairly stressful time for most students and finding the best way for you to revise may be the key to your exam success and getting the results you’ve worked hard for. We all have our ways of revising and there are numerous techniques available to...

read more

Jodie Cook

Veterinary Nursing BSc

Favourite thing to do in York?

How to Navigate a Vet Nursing Placement

How to Navigate a Vet Nursing Placement

Many courses at Askham Bryan will include a placement, often placements are needed in order to qualify for your course, these can be done as day release or as a sandwich year to gain the practical experience required once you graduate. Veterinary nursing is one of...

read more

Shannon Gardner

BSc Hons Equine Business Management 

Favourite thing about York? 

Lots of things to do, great atmosphere and your able to speak to other people from the other universities/ college.

 

Joe Hargreaves-Lee

BSc (Hons) Zoo Management

Favourite thing to do in York?

The 10 most helpful Apps for students

The 10 most helpful Apps for students

There’s an app for pretty much everything these days. We’ve put together our Top 10 guide to the mobile apps that’ll make student life easier, cheaper, safer and more fun. Here’s our pick of the best… 1. Wake up! If you are a repeat offender of hitting that snooze...

read more

Emily Sheehan

Management of Animal Collections with Conservation

Favourite thing about York?

It’s my home town and it’s a very conveniently placed city within popular surrounding areas 

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
York,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277
enquiries@askham-bryan.ac.uk