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News archive: Campus press releases 2015

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Greg’s Place: York unveils vibrant new community hub

Posted on Thursday 8 October 2015

The University of York will unveil a new outdoor community space on 27 October, supported by former Chancellor Greg Dyke during his final year in office.

Sustainable York
Sustainability success at York

Posted on Friday 28 August 2015

Environmental sustainability has gone from strength to strength at the University of York this year, from awards for creating bee-friendly habitats to unprecedented participation in campus’ Green Impact Programme and Student Switch Off.

York Trials Unit
York Trials Unit joins Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Trials Initiative

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

The York Trials Unit (YTU), run by University of York’s Department of Health Sciences, has joined the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) Surgical Trials Initiative, becoming the sixth accredited Surgical Trials Centre (STC) in the UK.

Andrew Wood
York chef named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Posted on Monday 15 June 2015

An Executive Chef at the University of York has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the latest Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Recycling for disposable containers (credit:, Flickr)
University aims to achieve international environmental accreditation

Posted on Tuesday 20 January 2015

The University of York is aiming to achieve ISO 14001 - an international recognised environmental management standard.

SafeZone app
Zoning in on safety at the University of York

Posted on Tuesday 6 January 2015

The University of York is to launch a free app on 8 January to help to give round-the-clock safety reassurance to staff and students.

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