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25 Things You’ll Really Miss About The University of York When You Graduate

The end of term is this week and graduation is just a month away. Time to say goodbye to York 😭😭😭

Here are all the things that will be hard to leave behind. 

1. The (mostly) beautiful campus. 

Swarthy campus #york #heslingtonhall

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2. 😮

🌈 After the storm, came a calm. No cross, no crown. X

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3. Even Derwent ❤️

My favourite part of campus 2/3

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4. Escaping to the less-travelled parts of uni. 

There is always something to be thankful for. #peace #buddha #green #equanimity #mornings #rainy #hello

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5. And the always-Instagram-ready Quiet Place. 

6. Summer barbecues on campus. 

BBQ chilling 🙌✅ #sunfun

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7. And the on-campus events. 

How to own Goodfest #goodfest #sunnyday #goodrickecollege #sabadobonito #sunglassesand fog #groove

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8. Your college ‘family’. 

And rivalry with other colleges #goodricketilidie

James College BBQ

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9. You’ll even miss the geese. 

10. Jk.

Going to university at york

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11. 😩😩😩

Defensive parent barnacle geese! #uniofyork #weekendwaterfowl #britishbirds

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12. Studying just a short walk away from this amazing city. 

#york #yorkminster #yorkcitywalls

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13. And its many landmarks. 

If you didn’t end at least one night out with a drunken walk up Clifford’s Tower to take photos, did you even go to York Uni?

York checked

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14. Chilling in Museum Gardens.

15. And always having loads of choice for places to go for coffee. 

summer vibes in our back garden today 🌞

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16. Or a pint.

York pretty much has a pub for every day of the year and there are probably still loads you want to check out before you have to go. Good excuse for a York reunion ASAP tho 🍺🍻🍷

Every pub seems to have a nice view of the Minster #yorkminster #york #sheardogskiedit #beer #ale #oldspeckledhen

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17. Being a short train journey away from Harrogate and Knaresborough. 

If you haven’t visited either yet, definitely go for the day this summer before graduation.

Lunch with a view ☀️🍴🍹#knaresborough #castle #viaduct #view #northyorkshire #dayout

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18. Having a messy night at Salvo on a Wednesday. 

Queue for salvo york!!!! #queue #York #salvation #lovinglife

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19. And getting your photo taken on your way into Revs on a Sunday. 

One of the most important UoY student traditions.

The sociology squad at our finest 👯👯

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20. And ending the night with an Efe’s or Oki’s 😍😍

"Liz, my heels are full of onions!"

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21. Looking forward to the Summer Ball each year.

The heels lasted 2 hours before they were replaced with flip flops #glamour #yorksummerball

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22. Being part of one of York’s incredible sports teams. 

And competing in Roses each year.

23. Having to say goodbye to some of the best uni friends ever.

Planning on hiding in Clare's suitcase when she flies to Uganda today ✈️

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24. And 3+ years of memories.

Three years with these incredible idiots

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25. Thanks York, it’s been incredible.

Byeeeee 😰

In love with campus. #UoY #sunset #lake #reflections #birds

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