Student voices

Raya, Oman

What made you choose Yorkshire as the place to study in the UK?

I heard that the people in Yorkshire are lovely, and the university life is quite good.


What is the best thing about studying in Yorkshire?

I loved the Yorkshire accent and spirit, it is quite different, and the student community is quite large, so it feels as though everything is geared towards the students, and all our needs are catered for.


What did you know about Yorkshire before you arrived?

That it gets quite cold in the winter and that people talked differently.


What is the biggest difference between Yorkshire and your home?

Everything is different, the weather, culture, people, and available activities to name a few. It’s like night and day!


What will you most remember about Yorkshire?

Definitely the Yorkshire accent, as I really did find it amusing!