Case study

Sally Reid

3rd Year English Literature, Stockport

I always wanted to go to University; it was part of my life plan. None of my parents or family had gone to University but I was very determined from a young age to go. I’m from a nice little village outside of Stockport, but it was a nice balance between knowing everyone in the small village to having a big city such as Manchester on my doorstep.

York is so individual. The amount of times I’ve walked down my street and seen someone dressed as a Viking is ridiculous. There’s so much going on and you’re never going to run out of things to do.

York is so individual. There’s so much going on and you’re never going to run out of things to do. YSJ has introduced me to new things; I’m friends with people I wouldn’t have crossed paths with before.

YSJ felt big, but as I’ve gotten to know a lot more people it’s almost felt smaller. YSJ has introduced me to new things; I’m friends with people I wouldn’t have crossed paths with before. I’ve got involved in activism and activities more so than I would have previously. I’ve had the opportunity to develop my interests further.

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