Be part of it

Tell us your story

Do you have a story to tell?

Whether you're a local resident, former student or you've worked at the University, we would love to hear from you!

If you have photos or memories to share, please get in touch.

The people who made a difference

Faces for Fifty nominees

As part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations we asked who had made a significant contribution to the University over the years.

The call for nominations resulted in a list of 83 individuals who have been celebrated with 'Faces for Fifty', a campus-wide exhibition and photo gallery.

Anniversary publication

Reflections Anniversary brochure

Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. In just 50 years we have become one of the world's leading universities.

Read more about the history of the University in our Anniversary publication Reflections (PDF , 5,452kb)