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News archive: Community press releases 2013

The Law and Management Building. Photo: BDP
University of York law students offer free legal advice to the local community

Posted on Monday 21 October 2013

Law students at the University of York are on hand to offer free, confidential, legal advice to the local community.

The new Sport Village on Heslington East
New bike bank gearing up for launch

Posted on Friday 26 July 2013

The wheels are in motion on Yorkshire's first Grand Départ 2014 bike bank project to help inspire children to take up cycling by giving them free access to cycles.

Making Memories cover
Making Memories, making history

Posted on Tuesday 16 July 2013

A newly published book of fictional stories, written by University of York students and inspired by the memories of York's older residents, includes a foreword by Dame Joan Bakewell.

CPD workshop
Language and linguistics researchers forge closer ties with region’s schools and colleges

Posted on Friday 12 July 2013

Researchers from the University of York’s Department of Language and Linguistic Science hosted a free one-day workshop for English Language A-Level teachers as part of a project to develop and expand its relationships with schools and colleges.

The Centre for Excellence in the Teaching and Learning of Enterprise (CETLE) will now be based in the Ron Cooke Hub building
Soft drinks challenge for enterprising school children

Posted on Friday 14 June 2013

More than 400 primary school children will take part in three Enterprise Days at the University of York, designed to teach them new skills in a fun and stimulating way.

Students taking part in a World of Physics event
Top performing teenagers explore the world of Physics

Posted on Thursday 13 June 2013

Teenagers from across Yorkshire and the Humber are discovering what it is like to study Physics at a top university at a World of Physics event at the University of York.

Environment Centre, St Nicholas Fields
Paint the town green this half-term – explore the new science trail at St Nicholas Fields

Posted on Wednesday 22 May 2013

In partnership, the University of York is offering a series of free family events with St Nicholas Fields at their Tang Hall site on Thursday 30 May, exploring science and nature.

BBC One Show Wildlife Reporter Mike Dilger (right) tests the OPAL Tree Health survey with members of the public at Kew Gardens. (c) OPAL
Citizen scientists help protect native trees

Posted on Tuesday 14 May 2013

A major survey into the health of native trees in the Yorkshire and Humberside region is launched this week at a York nature reserve.

Get on your bike for Project Snowball
Get on your bike for York@50

Posted on Friday 10 May 2013

Students, staff, alumni and the local community are taking part in the York@50 Bike Rides on 2 June to help to mark the 50th Anniversary of the University of York.

A pupil conducting a science experiment
University brings science to life for teenagers

Posted on Friday 15 March 2013

Young people from Yorkshire and the Humber will experience science in action next week as they take part in a series of interactive sessions at the University of York.

Matt Long, Industry mentor of the year
Award a ‘Big Deal’ for business mentor

Posted on Thursday 7 February 2013

A mentor with the Big Deal enterprise competition for young people has won the Industry Mentor of the Year prize at a Brightside Charitable Trust awards ceremony.

Alex Brown, from the University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning.
University offers science for parents

Posted on Friday 18 January 2013

Free help is at hand for York parents whose New Year’s resolution is to understand the science their children are learning at school.

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