This section of the website contains lots of information for current staff and students.
Join the Wentworth Provost to watch Trooping the Colour 'Celebration of the Queen's official birthday' on 15th June from 11.30am to 1.30pm in the Graduate Common Room. FREE tea and cakes.
See further details and how to book a place.
Are you proud of your country's food? Do you like to cook a favourite dish?
Enter the Wentworth MasterChef cooking competition.
To apply complete the online form by Tuesday 28 May. The successful applications will be contacted to cook a plate of food on Monday 3 June from 6pm.
3 finalists will be chosen and will recook their dish on Thursday 6 June from 6pm.
Great prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. See event for full details and rules of the competition.
Talk by Dr Katherine Selby (Environment Department) 10 June at 1pm in Staff and Graduate Common Room (W/135).
Come along and listen to Katherine's Palaeoenvironmental and archaeological investigations at Point of Sleat on the Isle of Skye.
We are reviewing the information that we provided you when you first arrived at Wentworth College.
As part of our continuous improvement we would like to know:
What did you find useful? What information you just binned?
More importantly what additional information would have been useful. To provide feedback please complete Welcome information feedback form, this will take 5 minutes at the most. Thank you for your feedback.
This common room is the social hub of the college and already has 2 table tennis tables, a table football game, a range of board games, a TV and DVD player plus seating areas.
We are pleased to announce that the following weekly classes will continue during the summer term, a big thanks to the instructors and all postgraduates that support these classes:-
Every Monday in Graduate Common room (W/024) - 6.30pm - 7.30pm until 10 June
Every Thursday in Graduate Common room (W/024) - 7pm - 8.30pm from 9 May to 20 June (this start date has changed from 2 May, sorry about this)
Every Sunday in Staff and Graduate Common room (W/135) - 3pm - 4.30pm until 23 June
Painting of Wentworth Blocks - painting in Wentworth College has been postponed. The painting reschedule will be communicated shortly.
Fire risk assessments - some of you have been contacted this week with the outcome of the fire risk assessments. Please ensure that you comply with the residence terms and conditions as stated.
Walmgate - Water compliance will clean the water tanks on 24 May at 11am
For all facilities communications, the residents impacted have been emailed directly with full details.
For details of your Graduate Common Room Committee, see GCRC
From next week until week 8 (exam time) all campus bars will be open 30 minutes early at 5pm.
Students, staff, alumni and the local community are taking part in the York@50 Bike ride on 2 June to mark the 50 anniversary of the University of York. For details see York@50.
From Sunday 7 July, Service 4 will no longer serve Innovation Way, Church Lane or Field Lane. Buses will drop off at the stop on University Road opposite Heslington Hall.
Thursday 23 May - free bus day to Monks Cross, catch the bus at Hes Hall bus stop or Hes East Interchange
We want your views on your Student Experience at the University of York.
Please take 20 mins to complete this survey and to thank you for your time you will be entered into a prize draw to win a range of fantastic prizes including:
YUSU awards reward the groups and individuals who have gone the extra mile to enhance the student experience at York.
To find out more, or to nominate someone, visit YUSU awards.
YUSU summer ball tickets are now on sale. For detailed information see YUSU summer ball event.
Applications for YUSU RAG and YUSU Volunteering Committees are now open, to find out more and make an application, visit website.
This year the University is taking part in the National Housing Survey. The Survey gives students in both University and private sector accommodation the chance to give feedback on their accommodation experience and gives the university information in order to see where it should be focusing to make improvements.
The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and there is the chance to win a brand new iPad Retina or one of several cash runner-up prizes!
The link to access the survey is www.studenthousingsurvey.co.uk and the deadline for entries is 31 May 2013.
Every Wednesday, during the Summer Term, from 2.15pm--3.15pm at the Courtyard. Completely free event to give you a break from the stress of exam revision and grab a free coffee and muffin on us!
A postgrad student is providing free bulgarian classes every Wednesday during term-time. No experience necessary – please just come along!
Sessions are from 1800-1900 in Wentworth College. 15 May -W35c, from 22 May to 26 June - W301.
Up and coming events:-
For full details see GSA events.
Edge at Wentworth now offer FREE private room hire for small groups or the whole exclusive venue for University societies and groups! (terms and conditions apply).
Any social secretaries or heads of societies on campus are welcome to enquire about booking The Edge by emailing
PUB QUIZ NIGHT
Every Wednesday in the Edge, from 8.30pm - see Edge quiz night (PDF , 100kb)
SALSA PARTY NIGHT
Every Friday* in the Edge, from 9pm
For all events - on weeks 2-10 of the summer term
See the full 'Edge summer term planner (PDF , 192kb)'
Wentworth SCR members - we want your feedback on future events. Let us know what events you are interested in from our list and tell us about any new ideas by completing SCR events google form.
Teams of 4, entry fee is £5 per person and all proceeds will go to Martin House Hospice for Children.
Food provided but please bring your own wine, beer or soft drinks. The quiz will take place on Tuesday 21st of May 7:30 pm at Café Barista. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your team and affiliation. Places are limited.
Thursday 20 June 2013, 7.30PM to 21:30
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