York’s commitment to gender equality recognised with two more awards
The departments of Computer Science and Social Policy and Social Work are the latest of the University’s departments to receive Athena SWAN awards.
Black History Month 2020
We'll be celebrating Black History Month 2020 throughout October.
National Inclusion Week: 28 September to 4 October 2020
National Inclusion Week is designed to celebrate everyday inclusion.
Carers Week: 8 to 14 June 2020
There are six and a half million people in the UK who will be carers, and one in seven of these will also be an employee.
York Pride week: 1-7 June 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic York Pride 2020 has been cancelled. However, the University will continue to mark the week of York Pride and express its support for the LGBTQ+ community.
University gains three more Athena Swan Awards
The University is delighted to have added three new Athena SWAN Bronze awards to its awards tally.
Deaf Awareness Week 2020 (4 - 10 May)
There are 12 million people with hearing loss across the UK, that's around one in six.
Extending equality monitoring for staff
We're adding more categories to your MyView page to enable us to build an accurate picture of the diversity of staff at the University.
Ramadan - 23/24 April to 23/24 May
The month of Ramadan is the holiest month of the Islamic year, and will take place between 23/24 April and 23/24 May this year (depending on moon sightings).
Autism Awareness Week 2020
From 30 March to 5 April 2020, World Autism Awareness Week is an opportunity to celebrate as well as encouraging awareness and education.
Yorkshire’s women scientists and innovators Wikipedia Editathon
The editathon was aimed at championing women’s voices by improving the representation of ‘Yorkshire’s Women Scientists and Innovators’ on Wikipedia.
International Women's Day 2020
Celebrate this year's International Women's Day at events on campus and elsewhere in York.
York LGBT History Month
To celebrate this year's York LGBT History Month the University is holding a wide range of events throughout February.